TABLE 3

Likelihood of Nonemergent ED Use According to Sociodemographic Characteristics

Variable CategoryOR (95% CI)P
Age, y
    0–20.13 (0.05–0.35)<.01a
    3–50.60 (0.28–1.25).17
    6–110.67 (0.33–1.36).27
    12–17Comparison group
Gender
    MaleComparison group
    Female1.93 (1.10–3.36).02a
Race/ethnicity
    Non-Hispanic whiteComparison group
    Non-Hispanic black0.40 (0.18–0.89).03a
    Hispanic0.72 (0.37–1.42).35
    Other0.37 (0.12–1.13).08
Family income
    <100% FPL1.44 (0.50–4.16).50
    100%–124% FPL1.02 (0.25–4.14).98
    125%–199% FPL2.58 (0.92–7.20).07
    200%–399% FPL2.09 (0.76–5.81).16
    ≥400% FPLComparison group
Insurance status
    Private0.81 (0.25–2.64).73
    Public1.27 (0.40–4.02).69
    UninsuredComparison group
  • CI indicates confidence interval.

  • a Significant difference.