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Table 4 Relationship between LTC need and bed density using linear regression

From: Impact of a fixed price system on the supply of institutional long-term care: a comparative study of Japanese and German metropolitan areas

Explanatory variables Dependent Variables
  Overall bed-densityaof IF 2010 Japan Overall bed-densityaof PNH 2008 Japan Overall bed-densityaof IF 2009 Germany
  Coefficient (95% CI) Coefficient (95% CI) Coefficient (95% CI)
Constant 149.55 (80.55; 218.55) -1.30 (-14.46;11.85) 25.34 (12.42; 38.26)
Need    
LTA percent of elderlyb needing LTC -8.80 (-14.03;-3.56) 0.57 ('-0.28; 1.41) 1.41 (0.59; 2.22)
R2 0.17 0.03 0.19
Adjusted R2 0.15 0.01 0.17
F 11.36** 1.81 12.00**
N 56 56 54
  1. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001.
  2. aBed-density: number of beds per 1000 elderly adults aged 65 and over.
  3. bElderly persons: those aged 65 and over.