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Table 2 Percentage of clients entering long-term care home, caregiver distress, and ratings of being better off elsewhere by MAPLe priority level, Ontario derivation sample (n = 4,835)

From: The Method for Assigning Priority Levels (MAPLe): A new decision-support system for allocating home care resources

  MAPLe
Dependent variable Low Mild Moderate High Very high
Admitted to long-term care home within 90 days
Absolute rate 1.3% 2.9% 4.7% 7.5% 14.5%
Adjusted odds ratio* Reference 2.14 3.64 5.91 11.35
Caregiver distress
Absolute rate 3.6% 8.0% 15.8% 26.1% 51.0%
Adjusted odds ratio* Reference 2.50 4.96 9.31 26.61
Better off elsewhere
Absolute rate 6.4% 9.1% 10.2% 18.9% 33.1%
Adjusted odds ratio* Reference 1.40 1.67 3.39 7.10
n 1,181 1,094 1,358 852 351
  1. * Adjusted for age, sex