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Table 2 Regression resultsa of individual cost coefficient measured as proportion increase in cost with one unit increase, with 95% CI, n = 380

From: Factors contributing to post-stroke health care utilization and costs, secondary results from the life after stroke (LAST) study

  Total costs Primary care Hospital care GP
Intervention 0.31† (0.05–0.64) 0.47 (− 0.16–1.58) − 0.08 (− 0.32–0.24) −0.22 (− 0.42–0.03)
Need variables
 MAS −0.04† (− 0.07 − − 0.01) −0.05 (− 0.11–0.01) −0.02 (− 0.06–0.02) 0.01 (− 0.03–0.04)
 Gait speed −0.41† (− 0.63 − − 0.18) −0.68† (− 1.32 − − 0.05) −0.25 (− 0.55–0.05) −0.29† (− 0.57 − − 0.00)
 MMSE −0.04 (− 0.09–0.01) −0.17† (− 0.29 − − 0.05) −0.04 (− 0.10–0.03) −0.04 (− 0.10–0.02)
 HADS 0.03† (0.00–0.05) 0.01 (− 0.04–0.07) 0.02 (−0.01–0.05) 0.04† (0.01–0.06)
 Barthel −0.003 (− 0.02–0.02) −0.01 (− 0.06–0.03) 0.02 (− 0.01–0.04) 0.01 (−0.02–0.04)
 mRS 0.27† (0.12–0.43) 0.18 (− 0.19–0.55) 0.18 (−0.03–0.39) 0.23† (0.02–0.43)
Predisposing variables
 Age 60–69 0.14 (−0.22–0.66) −0.68 (− 0.91–0.22) 0.35 (− 0.18–1.24) 0.17 (−0.28–0.90)
 Age 70–79 0.15 (− 0.19–0.65) −0.48 (− 0.85–0.79) 0.22 (− 0.24–0.96) 0.50 (−0.05–1.36)
 Age 80–89 0.40 (− 0.05–1.08) 0.06 (− 0.68–2.55) 0.16 (−0.31–0.96) 0.45 (− 0.12–1.40)
 Age 90+ 0.40 (− 0.32–1.86) −0.33 (− 0.87–2.32) −0.18 (− 0.69–1.16) −0.22 (− 0.69–0.93)
 Gender −0.02 (− 0.24–0.26) −0.32 (− 0.63–0.24) −0.06 (− 0.33–0.33) 0.03 (− 0.25–0.42)
Enabling variables
 Living alone 0.35† (0.03–0.77) 0.83† (0.00–2.37) 0.30 (− 0.09–0.87) −0.15 (− 0.40–0.19)
Other variables
 Asker 0.66† (0.19–1.32) 1.49† (0.06–4.82) 0.40 (− 0.10–1.18) 0.22 (− 0.21–0.86)
 Bærum 0.71† (0.31–1.25) 2.81† (0.94–6.45) 0.10 (−0.24–0.58) 0.29 (− 0.09–0.83)
 Constant 13.70† (11.40–16.01) 18.19† (13.08–23.29) 10.50† (7.47–13.52) 8.48 (5.54–11.42)
 Adj. R-square 36.7 32,3 4.5 7.8
  1. aResults from the regression †P < 0.05