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Table 3 Logistic regression model for factors associated with clinic nonattendance in pediatric pulmonology patients.

From: Nonattendance in pediatric pulmonary clinics: an ambulatory survey

Variable OR 95% CI P value
Male gender (vs. female) 0.86 0.65–1.13 0.275
Age (per year) 1.02 0.99–1.05 0.245
Origin:    
   Rural Jewish (reference) 1.00 - -
   Urban Jewish 3.39 1.80–6.37 < 0.001
   Bedouin 2.95 1.56–5.57 0.001
Hour:    
   8 AM to 3 PM (reference) 1.00 - -
   3 PM to 4 PM 2.19 1.26–3.81 0.005
   4 PM to 7 PM 1.45 1.01–2.08 0.039
Waiting time:    
   < 7 days (reference) 1.00 - -
   7–13 days 1.65 1.20–2.28 0.002
   ≥ 14 days 2.18 1.57–3.01 < 0.001
  1. OR = odds ratio, CI = confidence interval.