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Table 2 Multiple regression on consultation rate by distance

From: Distance and utilisation of out-of-hours services in a Norwegian urban/rural district: an ecological study

  Coefficient (β) 95% CI for β Standardised β p
Constant 5.083    
Distance (km) -0.016 -0.017 to -0.014 -0.928 < 0.001
Primary care doctors per 10 000 -0.011 -0.020 to -0.002 -0.092 0.020
Primary school only (%) 0.016 -0.003 to 0.028 0.090 0.014
Age > 80 years (%) 0.011 -0.043 to 0.066 0.017 0.68
Income inequality (Gini) -0.081 -2.547 to 2.386 -0.003 0.95
Median gross income 0.009 -0.239 to 0.257 0.002 0.94
  1. Multiple linear regression with rates as the dependent variable. Face-to-face-consultation with doctor at the casualty clinic (ln transformed). R 2 = 0.97 for model, p < 0.001.