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Table 4 Final logistic model showing socioeconomic and demographic predictors of high risk myocardial infarction mortality clusters

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

Variable Coefficient LRT* 95% Confidence Interval
   p-value  
Constant -6.541   -8.865, -4.220
Proportion of Pop with < High School education 14.562   8.963, 20.610
Geography   0.05  
Rural Referent   -
Suburban 1.558   0.205, 2.911
Urban 1.544   -0.033, 3.122
Proportion of Blacks   0.14  
< 0.02 Referent   -
> 0.02 - ≤ 0.05 0.306   -0.844, 1.456
> 0.05 - ≤ 0.10 -0.991   -2.950, 0.968
> 0.10 -1.494   -3.231, 0.244
Gender   0.03  
Proportion of Male Population ≤ 0.50 Referent   -
Proportion of Male Population > 0.50 1.024   0.086, 1.962
  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).
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