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Table 2 Characteristics and goodness of fit for SD-related outlays and incomes

From: Analysis of resources assisting in coping with swallowing difficulties for patients with Parkinson’s disease: a cross-sectional study

  Categories   Values   Age Goodness of fit for presence of
Items median (Yen) n mean ± S.D. n mean ± S.D. Caregivers n = 36 Spouse n = 112 Child n = 80
    Overall   + - P OR, CI95, p OR, CI95, p OR, CI95, p
Incomes 2 to 4 million 115 1.85 ± 0.7 234 60.0 ± 9.2 working 72.6 ± 7.3 non-working <0.0001* ns 1.80, 1.25-52.6, <0.0001*: ns
Eating utensils <5,000 31 1.50 ± 1.0 42 72.1 ± 7.7 71.2 ± 8.5 0.4731 3.7, 2.1-7.3, <0.0001* ns ns
Care foods 5 to 10 thousand 3 2.55 ± 1.7 11 77.8 ± 3.7 70.6 ± 8.4 <0.0001* ns ns ns
Dietary modifications <5,000 55 1.16 ± 0.7 58 74.2 ± 7.4 69.8 ± 8.4 0.0002* ns ns ns
Alternatives <5,000 35 1.64 ± 1.0 59 70.8 ± 7.1 71.5 ± 8.7 0.5050 ns ns ns
Supplements <5,000 28 1.96 ± 1.3 53 71.0 ± 9.1 71.4 ± 8.1 0.7687 ns ns 0.71, 0.48-1.41, 0.031*
  1. Abbreviation in table: + : for participants reporting this item; - : participants not reporting this; <: at or below the figure indicated
  2. S.D.: Standard Deviation, *: significant