Table 3.

Proportion of sample deceased and proportion having acute hospitalizations during the 3-year period, by UPC continuity group: N = 305.

OUTCOMELOW-CONTINUITY GROUP (UPC INDEX LESS THAN 0.75)HIGH-CONTINUITY GROUP (UPC INDEX 0.75 OR GREATER)P VALUE (χ2)
Deceased, %18.19.0.025*
Hospitalized, %67.554.5.027*
UPC—usual provider continuity.
  • * Indicates a significant between-groups difference (P < .05).