Table 5

Multivariate correlation analysis of factors influencing return to work

FactorsOR95% CI P values
Intercept0.020.00 to 0.150.0003***
Patients who had a stroke
Age (≥65 years)2.551.10 to 5.900.0285*
NIHSS at 3 months (moderate)2.780.79 to 9.790.1114
PWI-SF (potential stress)4.521.68 to 12.170.0028**
PWI-SF (severe stress)5.211.30 to 20.950.0200*
Caregiver’s age1.041.00 to 1.080.0444*
Caregiver’s sex (female)0.270.11 to 0.670.0048**
Caregiver’s living arrangements (living with patients who had a stroke)3.081.07 to 8.860.0365*
  • *p<0.05; **p<0.01; ***p<0.001 when compared with the "Employed-Unemployed" group.

  • NIHSS, National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale; PWI-SF, Psychosocial Well-being Index-Short Form.