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Table 3 Predictors for deriving the FAM-FACE-SG score

From: FAM-FACE-SG: a score for risk stratification of frequent hospital admitters

Predictor Value OR (95% CI) p-value β Coefficients Normalized β Coefficients Final Score
Furosemide (Intravenous 40 mg and above during index admission) Yes 1.26 (1.09,1.47) 0.002 0.2311 1.8912 2
Admissions in past one year 0    0
1–2 1.87 (1.66,2.10) <0.001 0.6259 5.1219 5
3–4 3.5 (2.79,4.40) <0.001 1.2528 10.252 10
>4 5.31 (3.82,7.45) <0.001 1.6696 13.6628 14
Medifund (Required financial assistance) Yes 1.7 (1.25,2.30) 0.001 0.5306 4.3421 4
Frequent ED use (≥3 ED visits in 6 month before index admission) Yes 1.59 (1.22,2.07) 0.001 0.4637 3.7946 4
Anti-depressants in past one year Yes 2.42 (2.14,2.73) <0.001 0.8838 7.2324 7
Charlson Comorbidity Index 0    0
1 2.5 (2.11,2.95) <0.001 0.9163 7.4984 7
2 5.11 (4.48,5.83) <0.001 1.6312 13.3486 13
3 7.86 (6.55,9.42) <0.001 2.0618 16.8723 17
≥4 11.75 (10.37,13.33) <0.001 2.4639 20.1628 20
End Stage Renal Failure on Dialysis Yes 1.65 (1.36,2.00) <0.001 0.5008 4.0982 4
Subsidized ward stay Yes 1.5 (1.31,1.71) <0.001 0.4055 3.3183 3
Geriatric patient (Age) <65    0
65–84 1.13 (1.03,1.25) 0.013 0.1222 1 1
≥85 1.43 (1.21,1.68) <0.001 0.3577 2.9272 3