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Table 4 Unadjusted odds ratios from mixed-effects regression models for characteristics associated with WCC adherence

From: Predictors of well child care adherence over time in a cohort of urban Medicaid-eligible infants

  OR (95% CI)
Mother < 20 years of age
(reference: ≥20 years of age)
1.16 (0.84-1.58)
African-American
(reference: all other races)
0.80 (0.47-1.36)
Mother married*
(reference: all other marital statuses)
1.34 (0.88-2.05)
Mother graduated high school
(reference: did not graduate high school)
1.15 (0.84-1.57)
Income < $500/mo*
(reference: ≥$500/month)
1.42 (1.01-1.90)
Mother is student or employed full-time
(reference: unemployed, employed part-time)
0.93 (0.70-1.23)
Mother insured *
(reference: not insured)
1.31 (0.90-1.90)
Child insured
(reference: not insured)
1.73 (0.70-4.31)
Father of baby lives at home
(reference: does not live at home)
0.92 (0.66-1.28)
Any nonparent adult at home*
(reference: no non-parent adults at home)
1.30 (0.97-1.75)
Primipara*
(reference: multipara)
1.77 (1.34-2.34)
MSSI (tertiles) 1.04 (0.84-1.29)
Adequate TOFHLA-S literacy score (≥23)
(reference: < 23)
0.95 (0.69-1.32)
Child in poor/fair health
(reference: good/excellent health)
0.72 (0.36-1.45)
Mother's SF-36 subscales
(reference: a one-point difference in the score)
 
   Physical function 1.00 (1.00-1.01)
   Physical limitation 1.00 (1.00-1.01)
   Emotional limitation 1.00 (0.99-1.00)
   Energy 1.00(0.99-1.00)
   General health 1.00(0.99-1.01)
   Emotional wellness 1.00(0.99-1.00)
Maternal report of PNC adherence*
(reference: maternal report of PNC adherence less than 'all of the time')
1.80 (1.30-2.50)
Receiving any public assistance (WIC, food stamps, SSI)
(reference: not receiving any public assistance)
0.93 (0.55-1.59)
  1. *p < 0.20--meets a priori criterion for inclusion in the model