Table 5

Housing-related potentially avoidable hospitalisations adjusted HR (95% CI)

CategoryAdjusted* HR (95% CI)
Age 0–4 years5–34 years35+ years
Pre-intervention1 (referent)1 (referent)1 (referent)
During intervention0.95 (0.71 to 1.28)0.82 (0.57 to 1.17)1.18 (0.87 to 1.59)
Post-intervention0.88 (0.74 to 1.05)0.73 (0.58 to 0.91)1.31 (1.09 to 1.56)
Male1.30 (1.10 to 1.53)1.30 (1.10 to 1.53)0.96 (0.87 to 1.06)
Female1 (referent)1 (referent)1 (referent)
  • Age was included as a categorical variable with intervals 1-yearly 0–4 years, 2-yearly to 19, 20–34, 35–45 years, and 2-yearly thereafter to 90+.

  • * Housing effects adjusted for age and gender; gender effects adjusted for housing effect and age.