TABLE 3.

Risk Factors for Prolonged Hospital Stay

FeatureOR(95% CI)
Nonwhite race2.0(1.6–2.5)
Medicaid insurance1.4(1.1–1.7)
Poverty1.3(1.1–1.7)
Age (y)0.93(0.91–0.95)
Urban teaching hospital1.1(0.9–1.4)
Region of country
 West1Reference group
 Northeast2.2(1.5–3.1)
 Midwest2.1(1.5–2.9)
 South1.2(0.9–1.6)