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Table 2 For each year from 1999 to 2015, linear increase was seen in the proportion of older adults within the OPT population and in the rate of older adults from the general population who used OPT

From: Outpatient physical therapy population has been aging faster than the general population: a total population register-based study

Sex Age groups Yearly % (95% CI)a increase in:
the proportion of older adults in the OPT total population the rate of older adults from the general total population who used OPT
Model a 65+ 3.45 (3.05-3.85) 5.04 (4.56-5.52)
Model b 65 - 74 0.58 (0.25-0.92) 2.57 (2.18-2.96)
75 - 84 1.63 (1.21-2.06) 3.96 (3.45-4.48)
85+ 8.46 (7.32-9.62) 8.87 (7.47-10.11)
Model c
 Men 65+ 4.04 (3.51-4.57) 5.42 (4.79-6.06)
 Women 65+ 2.86 (2.43-3.30) 4.66 (4.15-5.17)
Model d
 Men 65 - 74 1.15 (0.68-1.62) 2.93 (2.40-3.48)
75 - 84 2.21 (1.67-2.75) 4.34 (3.69-5.00)
85+ 9.11 (7.90-10.35) 9.18 (7.79-10.62)
 Women 65 - 74 0.03 (-0.34-0.41) 2.21 (1.76-2.65)
75 - 84 1.07 (0.61-1.52) 3.59 (3.05-4.14)
85+ 7.82 (6.68-8.98) 8.37 (7.07-9.70)
  1. aBased on linear models describing the yearly changes from 1999 to 2015