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Table 3 Final logistic model showing socioeconomic and demographic predictors of high risk stroke mortality clusters

From: Neighborhood disparities in stroke and myocardial infarction mortality: a GIS and spatial scan statistics approach

Variable Coefficient LRT*
p-value
95% Confidence Interval
Constant -6.036   -8.467, -3.605
Geography   0.17  
Rural Referent   -
Suburban 1.299   -0.170, 2.769
Urban 1.351   -0.340, 3.042
Proportion of Blacks   0.02  
< 0.02 Referent   -
> 0.02 - ≤ 0.05 1.179   -0.127, 2.486
> 0.05 - ≤ 0.10 1.631   -0.095, 3.357
> 0.10 -0.629   -2.589, 1.35
Proportion of Pop with < High School education   0.02  
≤ 0.17 Referent   -
> 0.17 - ≤ 0.30 2.913   0.699, 5.127
> 0.30 - ≤ 0.37 3.022   0.740, 5.304
> 0.37 3.898   1.527, 6.268
  1. *LRT (Likelihood ratio test) p-value = test of significance of each group of dummy variables (belonging to one categorical variable). Thus, this tests the statistical significance of the variable as a whole (all parameter estimates of the categories of variable in the model).