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Table 3 Variables associated with number of ICU visiting policy restrictions in univariable/multivariable linear regression models

From: Visitation policies and practices in US ICUs

  Point estimate from linear regression
Variable Univariable Multivariable
Hospital size, per 100 beds 0.04 (-0.02 to 0.10) 0.01 (-0.10 to 0.11)
ICU bed percentage, per % -0.02 (-0.04 to -0.01) -0.03 (-0.05 to 0.00)
ICU number, per ICU 0.01 (-0.07 to 0.08) -0.04 (-0.15 to 0.08)
Region   
   Midwest (reference) - -
   Northeast 0.91 (0.52 to 1.30) 0.83 (0.43 to 1.23)
   South 0.84 (0.53 to 1.15) 0.85 (0.53 to 1.17)
   West 0.53 (0.17 to 0.90) 0.54 (0.18 to 0.91)
Hospital type   
   Community (reference) - -
   Government 0.13 (-0.20 to 0.46) 0.16 (-0.17to 0.49)
   University 0.08 (-0.29 to 0.46) 0.25 (-0.29 to 0.79)
ICU medical director present 0.18 (-0.08 to 0.44) 0.19 (-0.08 to 0.47)
Clinical nurse specialist present 0.06 (-0.20 to 0.32) 0.08 (-0.19 to 0.36)
  1. Data in parentheses are 95% confidence interval. Bold data are statistically significant, P < 0.05. Multivariable linear regression model adjusted for all displayed variables.