Table 3

Results of multivariate analyses with multiple imputation

Independent variablesβ95% CIP value
Age0.0007−0.0027 to 0.00410.6889
Sex−0.0361−0.1043 to 0.03200.2981
Deprivation
 Material deprivation−0.0245−0.0533 to 0.00430.0954
 Social deprivation−0.0235−0.0480 to 0.00100.0606
 Health deprivation0.0221−0.0364 to 0.08060.4577
Educational level (reference: primary)
 Secondary0.0070−0.0763 to 0.09030.8688
 Tertiary0.0560−0.0284 to 0.14050.1929
No of medical visits last year0.0009−0.0029 to 0.00480.6302
No of hospitalisations−0.0183−0.0503 to 0.01360.2603
No of chronic conditions0.0096−0.0032 to 0.02240.1399
No of drugs (reference: 0–4)
 5–6−0.0278−0.1210 to 0.06530.5577
 7–90.0276−0.0647 to 0.11990.5568
 ≥100.0110−0.0905 to 0.11250.8318
TBQ score−0.0038−0.0058 to 0.00180.0002
Nurse0.0228−0.1120 to 0.15770.7390
Paramedical*−0.0327−0.0968 to 0.03140.3172
Homecare0.0057−0.1069 to 0.11830.9205
No of specialists−0.0235−0.0513 to 0.00430.0967
Severity Index0.0385−0.0420 to 0.11900.3480
Visual Analogue Scale (EQ5D3L)0.0000−0.0019 to 0.00190.9722
EQ5D3L five dimensions
Mobility (reference: no problems)
 Moderate problems−0.0864−0.1567 to 0.01610.0161
 Severe problems0.1663−0.3459 to 0.67860.5230
Self-care (reference: no problems)
 Moderate problems−0.0440−0.1552 to 0.06730.4379
 Severe problems−0.0661−0.4830 to 0.35080.7532
Usual activities (reference: no problems)
 Moderate problems−0.0244−0.0998 to 0.05090.5242
 Severe problems−0.1912−0.4453 to 0.06300.1402
Pain/discomfort (reference: no problems)
 Moderate problems−0.0033−0.0847 to 0.07800.9356
 Severe problems0.0073−0.1297 to 0.14440.9161
Anxiety/depression (reference: no problems)
 Moderate problems−0.1288−0.1978 to 0.05980.0003
 Severe problems−0.3426−0.4996 to 0.18570.0000
Marital status (reference: single)
 Married0.0953−0.0146 to 0.20530.0890
 Divorced0.13600.0122 to 0.25990.0314
 Widowed0.0780−0.0477 to 0.20370.2233
  • *Paramedical includes physiotherapists/occupational therapists.

  • EQ5D3L, EuroQuol 5 Dimension 3 Level; TBQ, Treatment Burden Questionnaire.