TABLE 4

Multivariate Analysis for Transition Counseling Outcome 2: “Has Your Doctor Discussed How to Obtain Health Insurance as an Adult?”

Demographic CharacteristicsBivariate Logistic RegressionMultivariate Logistic Regression
Gender
    Male1.1 (0.9–1.4)NS
    FemaleReferenceNS
Race/ethnicity
    WhiteReferenceNS
    Non-white1.0 (0.7–1.3)NS
Income
    <200% federal poverty level0.7 (0.5–0.9)0.7 (0.6–0.96)
    200%–400% federal poverty level1.1 (0.9–1.3)1.1 (0.9–1.3)
    ≥400% federal poverty levelReferenceReference
    Do not know/refused1.2 (0.8–1.7)1.3 (0.9–1.8)
High school diploma
    YesReferenceNS
    No1.0 (0.8–1.4)NS
Receives special education
    Yes1.4 (1.1–1.7)1.5 (1.2–1.9)
    NoReferenceReference
Maternal education
    Less than high school/high school diploma0.9 (0.7–1.1)NS
    Post–high school and/or post–high school degreeReferenceNS
Insurance status
    Continuous insuranceReferenceNS
    Gap in insurance or no insurance0.8 (0.7–0.97)NS
Health status
    General health
        ExcellentReferenceNS
        Very good0.7 (0.6–0.9)NS
        Good0.7 (0.5–0.9)NS
        Fair–poor0.6 (0.4–0.8)NS
    Health status, 2007 vs 2001
        BetterReferenceNS
        Worse or about the same1.0 (0.8–1.2)NS
    Reports having SHCN
        Yes1.0 (0.8–1.2)NS
        NoReferenceNS
    Reports any activity limitation
        Yes1.1 (0.8–1.4)NS
        NoReferenceNS
    Reports having disability
        Yes1.1 (0.9–1.4)NS
        NoReferenceNS
    Reports having personal physician or nurse
        Yes1.2 (0.9–1.4)NS
        NoReferenceNS
Health care communication
    Over the past 12 mo, how often did your doctors spend enough time with you?
        Always1.4 (1.2–1.7)NS
        OtherReferenceNS
    Over the past 12 mo, how did your doctors listen carefully to you?*
        Always1.4 (1.1–1.6)NS
        OtherReferenceNS
    Over the past 12 mo, how often did your doctors help you feel like a partner?*
        Always1.6 (1.3–2.0)1.4 (1.1–1.8)
        OtherReferenceReference
    How often did you get enough information from your doctors regarding medical problems?*
        Always1.5 (1.3–1.8)1.3 (1.02–1.6)
        OtherReferenceReference
    How often were providers sensitive to family's values/customs?
        Always1.3 (1.1–1.6)NS
        OtherReferenceNS
  • Values are given as odds ratio (95% confidence interval). NS indicates nonsignificant.