Table 5:

Multivariate analysis

Odds of Spine AugmentationOdds of Kyphoplastya
OR (95% CI)POR (95% CI)P
Race
    WhiteRefRefRefRef
    Black0.46 (0.43–0.49)<.0010.90 (0.79–1.02).11
    Hispanic0.83 (0.79–0.99)<.0010.76 (0.70–0.82)<.001
    Asian/Pacific Islander0.89 (0.84–0.96).0020.93 (0.84–1.04).23
Insurance status
    MedicareRefRefRefRef
    Private0.77 (0.75–0.80)<.0010.85 (0.80–0.89)<.001
    Medicaid0.50 (0.47–0.53)<.0010.53 (0.48–0.59)<.001
    Self-Pay0.41 (0.37–0.56)<.0010.35 (0.29–0.42)<.001
  • Note:—Ref indicates reference.

  • a Only patients receiving spine augmentation were included in this analysis.