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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 variablesFamily lifeSocial lifeTotal score
βt-valuep valueβt-valuep valueβt-valuep value
Agea0.010.210.83−0.03−0.700.48−0.002− 0.040.97
Time from injury to beginning rehabilitation training−0.04−0.940.35−0.03− 0.600.55− 0.06− 1.330.18
Sex
 MaleReferenceReferenceReference
 Female0.010.190.85−0.01−0.160.880.010.300.77
Educationa
 Junior high school or belowReferenceReferenceReference
 Senior high school or higher0.0010.020.980.051.290.200.041.070.29
Marital statusa
 UnmarriedReferenceReferenceReference
 Married0.061.330.190.061.310.190.071.390.17
Etiology
 Non-traumaticReferenceReferenceReference
 Traumatic−0.03−0.750.46−0.05−1.320.19−0.05−1.370.17
Levels of injury
 Cervical cordReferenceReferenceReference
 Thoracic and Lumbosacral cord0.214.82< 0.010.112.800.010.184.17< 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