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Table 5 Multilevel linear regression of the logarithm of days (95% confidence intervals) in rehabilitation time prior to disability pension award for subjects with other diagnoses

From: Rehabilitation time before disability pension

  Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
β 95% CI β 95% CI β 95% CI
Females vs. Males −0.02 −0.11 to 0.08 0.04 −0.08 to 0.15 0.03 −0.09 to 0.15
Age:
 44-46 Ref   Ref   Ref  
 47-49 0.02 −0.25 to 0.30 −0.25 −0.25 to −0.30 0.03 −0.25 to 0.31
 50-52 −0.26 −0.52 to 0.01 −0.26 −0.54 to 0.01 −0.26 −0.53 to 0.02
 53-55 −0.14 −0.40 to 0.13 −0.12 −0.40 to 0.15 −0.10 −0.39 to 0.17
 56-59 −0.52 −0.79 to −0.26 −0.50 −0.78 to −0.23 −0.48 −0.76 to −0.20
 60-62 −0.80 −1.17 to −0.44 −0.77 −1.14 to −0.40 −0.74 −1.13 to −0.35
Unemployed prior to disability vs. not 0.15 0.05 to 0.25 0.19 0.08 to 0.29 0.19 0.08 to 0.30
Number of reported chronic illnesses    0.05 −0.00 to 0.10 −0.05 −0.01 to 0.10
Self-rated health:
 Very good    Ref   Ref  
 Good    −0.01 −0.43 to 0.42 −0.02 −0.44 to 0.41
 Fair    0.11 −0.30 to 0.53 0.11 −0.31 to 0.53
 Poor    0.09 −0.35 to 0.53 0.09 −0.36 to 0.53
Depressed:
 Never/rarely    Ref   Ref  
 Sometimes    0.01 −0.57 to 0.58 0.00 −0.57 to 0.58
 Often    0.04 −0.54 to 0.62 0.04 −0.54 to 0.61
 Almost all the time    −0.04 −0.66 to 0.57 −0.05 −0.67 to 0.57
Headache:
 Never/rarely    Ref   Ref  
 Once or several times per month    −0.11 −0.24 to 0.01 −0.12 −0.25 to 0.01
 Once or several times per week    −0.09 −0.30 to 0.12 −0.10 −0.31 to 0.11
 Daily    0.01 −0.42 to 0.44 0.01 −0.42 to 0.44
Pain in neck or shoulder:
 Never/rarely    Ref   Ref  
 Once or several times per month    0.09 −0.04 to 0.21 0.09 −0.04 to 0.22
 Once or several times per week    0.10 −0.08 to 0.29 0.11 −0.08 to 0.30
 Daily    0.13 −0.05 to 0.32 0.14 −0.04 to 0.32
Smoking:
 Non-smoker    Ref   Ref  
 Former smoker    −0.04 −0.19 to 0.11 −0.03 −0.19 to 0.12
 Smoker    −0.01 −0.14 to 0.12 −0.01 −0.14 to 0.12
Alcohol:
 Non-drinker    Ref   Ref  
 Up to 1–2 times per month    0.06 −0.07 to 0.18 0.05 −0.07 to 0.18
 More than once a week/daily    0.24 −0.02 to 0.49 0.25 −0.01 to 0.51
Education:
 High level      Ref  
 Medium level      0.03 −0.09 to 0.14
 Low Level      0.04 −0.13 to 0.21
Municipality size:
 Under 7,500 inhabitants      Ref  
 7,500 to 15000 inhabitants      −0.06 −0.20 to 0.07
 Over 15,000 inhabitants      −0.02 −0.14 to 0.10
 Rehabilitation rate in municipality      −0.02 −0.07 to 0.03
Random effects:
 Variance between municipalities 0.0038   0.0025   0.0008  
 Variance within municipalities 0.3136   0.3048   0.3053  
ICC: 0.01   0.01   0.00  
  1. 493 individuals in 45 municipalities.