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Table 3 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 0.35† (0.06–0.71) 0.44 (− 0.22–1.67) −0.07 (− 0.31–0.26) −0.21 (− 0.41–0.05)
Need variables
 EQ-5D-5 L −3.50† (− 4.26 − − 2.75) −3.48† (− 5.22 − − 1.74) −2.19† (− 3.14- -1.25) −2.15 (− 3.05 − − 1.25)
Predisposing variables
 Age 60–69 0.42 (− 0.05–1.12) −0.72 (− 0.94–0.23) 0.60 (− 0.04–1.66) 0.29 (−0.21–1.09)
 Age 70–79 0.47† (0.01–1.14) −0.51 (− 0,87–0.93) 0.37 (− 0.15–1.20) 0.63† (0.04–1.56)
 Age 80–89 1.23 (0.48–2.36) 0.31 (−0.67–4.14) 0.45 (− 0.14–1.43) 0.71† (0.05–1.79)
 Age 90+ 0.92 (−0.11–3.15) −0.30 (− 0.89–3.51) −0.07 (− 0.66–1.53) −0.14 (− 0.65–1.14)
 Gender 0.06 (− 0.19–0.38) − 0.29 (− 0.63–0.39) −0.05 (− 0.32–0.34) 0.11 (− 0.19–0.52)
 Enabling variables    
 Living alone 0.35† (0.01–0.80) 0.63 (− 0.17–2.22) 0.30 (−0.10–0.87) −0.17 (− 0.41–0.17)
Other variables
 Asker 0.50† (0.07–1.12) 1.36† (0.00–5.06) 0.30 (− 0.16–1.03) 0.27 (− 0.16–0.91)
 Bærum 0.60† (0.23–1.09) 2.60† (0.81–6.16) 0.05 (−0.25–0.47) 0.33 (− 0.03–0.83)
 Constant 13.39† (12.66–14.12) 12.47† (10.66–14.28) 11.87† (10.95–12.79) 10.09† (9.22–10.96)
Adj. R-square1 28.2 19.3 6.3 7.1
  1. aResults from the regression †P < 0.05