Table 2:

Bivariable and multivariable logistic regression analysis of potential risk factors for loss of decisional capacity, death or shortening of 10-day reflection period for medical assistance in dying

VariableType of analysis; OR (95% CI)
Bivariable logistic regressionMultivariable logistic regression
PPS score, per 10-unit decrease4.49 (2.91–7.55)4.63 (2.87–8.23)
Age, continuous1.02 (0.997–1.05)0.99 (0.96–1.03)
Sex, female1.34 (0.69–2.65)1.70 (0.66–4.52)
Location of signing written request, inpatient6.88 (2.89–18.46)1.99 (0.65–6.41)
Diagnosis, cancer0.79 (0.36–1.71)2.19 (0.71–7.14)
  • Note: CI = confidence interval, OR = odds ratio, PPS = palliative performance scale.