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Table 2 Results of different predictive models for pharmaceutical expenditure per year and patient (C) in Euros 2012

From: Pharmaceutical cost management in an ambulatory setting using a risk adjustment tool

  Model i age & sex Model ii CRG core health status, age & sex Model iii CRG core health status Model iv CRG core health status Model v CRG core health status Model vi CRG core health status, severity level, age & sex
Variables Total population Total population Total population Under or equal 14 14 PLUS 14 PLUS
Constant 1.159 1.391 1.736 1.865 1.697 .906
Age .057 .016     .026
Sex -.461 -.324     -.388
Health status 2   1.751 1.816 1.262 1.955 1.873
Health status 3   2.179 2.440 1.548 2.537 2.214
Health status 4   3.201 3.691 2.134 3.743 2.951
Health status 5   3.399 3.799 2.119 3.954 3.291
Health status 6   4.352 4.992 3.120 5.048 3.946
Health status 7   5.055 5.760 3.920 5.801 4.400
Health status 8   4.325 4.870 1.891 4.946 3.713
Health status 9   4.217 4.493 3.129 4.608 3.785
Severity level 2       .406
Severity level 3       .613
Severity level 4       .701
Severity level 5       .823
Severity level 6       .878
F 883600.05 613728.44 711221.29 17380.11 650280.64 396142.59
N 4,654,362 4,654,362 4,654,362 739,525 3,914,837 3,914,837
R2 0.275 0.569 0.550 0.158 0.571 0.603