Table 3.

Cox Proportional Hazard Model of ED Visitation (All Children)

VariableAll Children
HR [95% CI]
Non-Medicaid
HR [95% CI]
Medicaid
HR [95% CI]
Continuity
 High (0.41–1.0)1.0 [Reference]1.0 [Reference]1.0 [Reference]
 Medium (0.19–.40)1.28 [1.20–1.36]1.28 [1.20–1.36]1.11 [0.85–1.51]
 Low (0–0.18)1.58 [1.49–1.66]1.61 [1.50–1.72]1.40 [1.02–1.92]
Total outpatient visits1.03 [1.02–1.04]1.03 [1.02–1.04]1.05 [1.04–1.07]
Age (y).91 [.87–.93].89 [0.88–0.90]0.99 [0.96–1.03]
Medicaid1.89 [1.67–2.12]NANA
Female sex.88 [.84–.93].88 [0.84–0.93]0.83 [0.76–0.90]
Asthma1.56 [1.45–1.68]1.53 [1.43–1.63]2.40 [2.17–2.69]
PCDS*1.02 [1.00–1.03]1.03 [1.01–1.04]1.09 [1.05–1.13]
  • CI indicates confidence interval.