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Table 2 Binary logistic regression analysis with use of day care as dependent variable (N = 404)

From: Day care for dementia patients from a family caregiver's point of view: A questionnaire study on expected quality and predictors of utilisation - Part II

  Regression coefficient β P Odds ratio 95% Confidence interval for odds ratio
     Lower value Higher value
Gender of family caregiver a 0.17 0.70 1.19 0.49 2.91
Age of family caregiver 0.04 0.05 1.04 1.00 1.07
School leaving certificate (1)b 0.24 0.62 1.27 0.50 3.25
School leaving certificate (2)b 0.06 0.90 1.06 0.42 2.67
Gender of dementia patient1 -0.06 0.90 0.95 0.40 2.26
Age of dementia patient 0.00 0.85 1.00 0.96 1.05
Help from others (informal or formal caregivers)c -0.45 0.25 0.64 0.30 1.37
Duration of illness < 0.001 0.97 1.00 0.99 1.01
Hours per day spent on care -0.04 0.37 0.96 0.88 1.05
Place of residence (city)c -0.10 0.78 0.91 0.45 1.83
"Knowing" about day care c -20.21 1.00 < 0.001 < 0.001 .
"Need" for day care 1.07 <.001 2.92 2.19 3.89
Accessibility of day care facilities (1)d -0.75 0.07 0.47 0.21 1.07
Accessibility of day care facilities (2)d -1.39 0.06 0.25 0.06 1.08
  1. aGender: 0 = male, 1 = female
  2. b School leaving certificate: 1 = secondary school, 2 = vocational school, reference value: grammar school
  3. c 0 = yes 1 = no
  4. d Accessibility of day care facilities: 1 = don't know, 2 = not easily accessible, reference value: accessible
  5. df: number of degrees of freedom
  6. p: significance