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Table 4 Results of the regression analyses

From: Quality of life of older frail persons receiving a post-discharge program

  EQ-5D ICECAP-O
Service time Coefficient (95% CI) P Coefficient (95% CI) P
Total direct contact time 0.18 (0.08, 0.27) <0.01 0.09 (0.03, 0.15) 0.01
Case management 0.19 (−0.23, 0.6) 0.37 0.16 (−0.12, 0.43) 0.25
Nursing 0.16 (−0.32, 0.62) 0.52 −0.07 (−0.38, 0.25) 0.68
Physiotherapy 0.93 (0.36, 1.49) <0.01 0.42 (0.04, 0.8) 0.03
Occupational Therapy 0.37 (−0.08, 0.8) 0.10 0.38 (0.09, 0.67) 0.01
Personal Care Worker 0.34 (0.17, 0.51) <0.01 0.17 (0.05, 0.28) 0.01
Home Care Worker 0.36 (0.01, 0.7) <0.05 0.15 (−0.09, 0.38) 0.22
Dietician −1.1 (−2.94, 0.76) 0.25 −1.2 (−2.43, 0.03) 0.06
Podiatry 0.28 (−2.6, 3.15) 0.85 0.5 (−1.42, 2.42) 0.61
Social Work −0.39 (−1.74, 0.98) 0.58 −0.4 (−1.31, 0.51) 0.39
Allied Health Assistant 0.24 (−0.57, 1.04) 0.56 0.36 (−0.18, 0.89) 0.19
  1. Notes: Service time represents the time in hours received by a patient of each service type. All co-efficients are x10-3 therefore co-efficients represent potential gain in QALYs per 1000 hours of input. Statistically significant results appear in bold.