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Table 4 Linear regression analyses of determinants of functional improvement of basic life skills applications in family and social life

From: Effects of a rehabilitation program for individuals with chronic spinal cord injury in Shanghai, China

Independent variables Family life Social life Total score
β t-value p value β t-value p value β t-value p value
Agea 0.01 0.21 0.83 −0.03 −0.70 0.48 −0.002 − 0.04 0.97
Time from injury to beginning rehabilitation training −0.04 −0.94 0.35 −0.03 − 0.60 0.55 − 0.06 − 1.33 0.18
Sex
 Male Reference Reference Reference
 Female 0.01 0.19 0.85 −0.01 −0.16 0.88 0.01 0.30 0.77
Educationa
 Junior high school or below Reference Reference Reference
 Senior high school or higher 0.001 0.02 0.98 0.05 1.29 0.20 0.04 1.07 0.29
Marital statusa
 Unmarried Reference Reference Reference
 Married 0.06 1.33 0.19 0.06 1.31 0.19 0.07 1.39 0.17
Etiology
 Non-traumatic Reference Reference Reference
 Traumatic −0.03 −0.75 0.46 −0.05 −1.32 0.19 −0.05 −1.37 0.17
Levels of injury
 Cervical cord Reference Reference Reference
 Thoracic and Lumbosacral cord 0.21 4.82 < 0.01 0.11 2.80 0.01 0.18 4.17 < 0.01
Baseline score −0.59 −13.70 <  0.01 − 0.65 −16.67 <  0.01 − 0.60 −14.43 < 0.01
  Adjusted R2 = 0.38
(F = 27.01; p < 0.01)
Adjusted R2 = 0.37
(F = 39.27; p < 0.01)
Adjusted R2 = 0.37
(F = 31.20; p < 0.01)
  1. a: on admission