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Table 3 Multilevel linear regression of the logarithm of days (95% confidence intervals) in rehabilitation time prior to disability pension award for subjects with musculoskeletal diagnosis

From: Rehabilitation time before disability pension

  Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
β 95% CI β 95% CI β 95% CI
Females vs. Males −0.06 −0.15 to 0.03 −0.05 −0.16 to 0.06 −0.05 −0.16 to 0.06
Age:
 44-46 Ref   Ref   Ref  
 47-49 −0.24 −0.45 to −0.02 −0.30 −0.52 to −0.08 −0.29 −0.51 to −0.07
 50-52 −0.33 −0.54 to −0.12 −0.40 −0.61 to −0.17 −0.40 −0.60 to −0.18
 53-55 −0.38 −0.59 to −0.18 −0.45 −0.66 to −0.24 −0.45 −0.69 to −0.27
 56-58 −0.70 −0.92 to −0.50 −0.79 −1.00 to −0.57 −0.79 −1.05 to −0.61
 59-61 −0.99 −1.28 to −0.69 −1.05 −1.35 to −0.75 −1.05 −1.40 to −0.79
Unemployed prior to disability vs. not 0.13 0.04 to 0.23 0.14 0.05 to 0.24 0.14 0.04 to 0.23
Number of reported chronic illnesses    0.01 −0.04 to 0.06 0.01 −0.04 to 0.06
Self-rated health:
 Very good    Ref   Ref  
 Good    −0.09 −0.49 to 0.32 −0.06 −0.46 to 0.34
 Fair    0.11 −0.29 to 0.50 0.13 −0.27 to 0.53
 Poor    0.23 −0.18 to 0.65 0.25 −0.16 to 0.67
Depressed:
 Never/rarely    Ref   Ref  
 Sometimes    −0.09 −0.47 to 0.29 −0.08 −0.46 to 0.30
 Often    −0.05 −0.44 to 0.33 −0.05 −0.43 to 0.33
 Almost all the time    −0.05 −0.47 to 0.37 −0.05 −0.44 to 0.40
Headache:
 Never/rarely    Ref   Ref  
 Once or several times per month    −0.03 −0.13 to 0.07 −0.03 −0.13 to 0.07
 Once or several times per week    −0.06 −0.22 to 0.10 −0.06 −0.22 to 0.10
 Daily    0.04 −0.33 to 0.40 0.05 −0.31 to 0.42
Pain in neck or shoulder:
 Never/rarely    Ref   Ref  
 Once or several times per month    0.01 −0.14 to 0.12 0.00 −0.11 to 0.12
 Once or several times per week    0.07 −0.08 to 0.22 0.07 −0.08 to 0.22
 Daily    0.13 −0.02 to 0.27 0.12 −0.02 to 0.26
Smoking:
 Non-smoker    Ref   Ref  
 Former smoker    −0.03 −0.15 to 0.10 −0.03 −0.16 to 0.10
 Smoker    −0.02 −0.14 to 0.09 −0.03 −0.15 to 0.08
Alcohol:
 Non-drinker    Ref   Ref  
 Up to 1–2 times per month    0.04 −0.07 to 0.14 0.04 −0.06 to 0.14
 More than once a week/daily    0.10 −0.13 to 0.33 0.11 −0.12 to 0.34
Education:
 High level      Ref  
 Medium level      −0.03 −0.12 to 0.06
 Low Level      0.01 −0.17 to 0.20
Municipality size:
 Under 7,500 inhabitants      Ref  
 7,500 to 15,000 inhabitants      −0.06 −0.19 to 0.08
 Over 15,000 inhabitants      −0.09 −0.24 to 0.05
 Rehabilitation rate in municipality      0.04 −0.01 to 0.09
Random effects:
 Variance between municipalities 0.0076   0.0072   0.0077  
 Variance within municipalities 0.3266   0.3175   0.3153  
ICC: 0.02   0.02   0.02  
  1. 689 individuals in 45 municipalities.