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Table 5 Results from multivariate regression analysis of change in patient activation scores over 6 month follow up

From: Patient activation in older people with long-term conditions and multimorbidity: correlates and change in a cohort study in the United Kingdom

  All Participants (N = 2709) Participants with >=2 LTCs (N = 1273)
Independent variable b 95% CI Beta (β) p b 95% CI Beta (β) p
Age 0.03 -0.11 to 0.16 0.01 0.678 0.01 -0.12 to 0.15 0.01 0.851
Gender
Male         
Female -0.23 -1.78 to 1.32 -0.01 0.762 -0.76 -2.85 to 1.33 -0.02 0.466
Living status
Living with others         
Living alone -0.40 -2.21 to 1.40 -0.01 0.654 1.04 -0.72 to 2.80 0.03 0.239
Work status
Employed         
Retired -3.44 -8.03 to 1.15 -0.04 -6.89 -12.74 to -1.03 -0.08
Other -4.59 -13.32 to 4.14 -0.02 0.259 -1.00 -12.88 to 10.88 -0.01 0.03
Health literacy  
Never needs help         
Rarely needs help 0.21 -2.66 to 3.10 0.00 -0.22 -3.43 to 2.99 0.00
Sometimes needs help 0.53 -1.44 to 2.50 0.01 -0.07 -2.77 to 2.62 0.00
Often needs help -1.25 -5.40 to 2.90 -0.01 -2.05 -6.99 to 2.89 0.03
Always needs help -1.20 -4.61 to 2.25 -0.11 0.824 -2.29 -6.12 to 1.54 0.03 0.665
Number of LTC 0.29 -0.20 to 0.78 0.02 0.242 -0.08 -0.82 to 0.64 0.01 0.807
Depression 0.33 -0.01 to 0.08 0.04 0.137 0.05 0.01 to 0.09 0.07 0.009
HRQoL -3.84 -8.15 to 0.46 -0.05 0.078 -0.46 -5.41 to 4.50 -0.01 0.852
Social Support -3.20 -1.90 to 1.25 0.01 0.683 0.73 -1.83 to 3.30 0.02 0.566
MULTIPleS - - - - 0.08 -0.04 to 0.21 0.04 0.160
  R2 = 0.00, Adjusted R2 = 0.00 R2 0.01, Adjusted R2 = 0.00