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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 costsPrimary careHospital careGP
Intervention0.31† (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)
 HADS0.03† (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)
 mRS0.27† (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 60–690.14 (−0.22–0.66)−0.68 (− 0.91–0.22)0.35 (− 0.18–1.24)0.17 (−0.28–0.90)
 Age 70–790.15 (− 0.19–0.65)−0.48 (− 0.85–0.79)0.22 (− 0.24–0.96)0.50 (−0.05–1.36)
 Age 80–890.40 (− 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 alone0.35† (0.03–0.77)0.83† (0.00–2.37)0.30 (− 0.09–0.87)−0.15 (− 0.40–0.19)
Other variables
 Asker0.66† (0.19–1.32)1.49† (0.06–4.82)0.40 (− 0.10–1.18)0.22 (− 0.21–0.86)
 Bærum0.71† (0.31–1.25)2.81† (0.94–6.45)0.10 (−0.24–0.58)0.29 (− 0.09–0.83)
 Constant13.70† (11.40–16.01)18.19† (13.08–23.29)10.50† (7.47–13.52)8.48 (5.54–11.42)
 Adj. R-square36.732,34.57.8
  1. aResults from the regression †P < 0.05