Table 2.

Probability of Any Preventive, Emergency Department, or Ambulatory Care Determined by Logistic Regression: ORs With 95% CI (n = 3.2 Million Child-Quarters or 464 373 Children)

Preventive
(n = 383 329)
ED
(n = 166 112)
Any Visit*
(n = 1 145 661)
Quarter1.00  (1.00–1.00)0.97  (0.97–0.98)0.98  (0.97–0.98)
Urban1.01  (1.01–1.01)1.01  (1.01–1.01)1.02  (1.02–1.02)
Age0.81  (0.81–0.81)0.97  (0.96–0.97)0.94  (0.94–0.94)
Male1.00  (1.00–1.01)0.93  (0.92–0.94)1.04  (1.04–1.05)
White1.09  (1.07–1.11)1.49  (1.44–1.54)1.07  (1.05–1.08)
Black0.94  (0.93–0.96)1.24  (1.20–1.28)0.69  (0.69–0.71)
AFDC0.81  (0.80–0.82)1.10  (1.09–1.12)0.93  (0.93–0.94)
SSI0.74  (0.72–0.76)1.44  (1.40–1.49)1.41  (1.41–1.45)
MAC
enrollment
2.19  (2.17–2.22)1.44  (1.42–1.46)2.58  (2.57–2.60)
  • * Any visit includes preventive, primary, specialty, or ED visits.

  • The MAC enrollment variable reflects enrollment on an individual level. Referent groups for gender, race and eligibility were female, races other than white or African-American, and Medical Assistance, respectively.