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Table 2 Multivariable linear regression analysis, variables associated with early arrival time (N = 1162; patients with non-attendance and late arrival excluded from the analysis)

From: Association between age and outpatient clinic arrival time: myth or reality?

  Multivariable, p value (*) Beta coefficient (95% confidence interval) (*) Multivariable, p value (**) Beta coefficient (95% confidence interval) (**)
Gender 0.507 − 0.69 (− 2.72–1.34) 0.480 −0.73 (− 2.76–1.30)
Age <  0.001 0.18 (0.12–0.24) < 0.001 1.70 (1.08–2.32)
Appointment type 0.180 1.44 (− 0.67–3.55) 0.171 1.47 (− 0.64–3.59)
Appointment time 0.180 1.38 (− 0.64–3.41) 0.186 1.370 (− 0.66–3.40)
Need for assistance 0.613 −0.58 (− 2.81–1.66) 0.627 − 0.56 (− 2.80−1.30)
  1. (*) Age as a continuous variable
  2. (**) Age categorized into 10-year groups according to Fig. 1