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Table 3 Days in care during last two years of life among those who used services.

From: Dementia as a determinant of social and health service use in the last two years of life 1996-2003

  Hospital        Long-term care
    University hospital General hospital Health centre   
N 117 974 38 123 79 135 70 595 74 797
  β p β p β p β p β p
Age -0.009 <.001 -0.036 <.001 -0.019 <.001 0.009 <.001 0.015 <.001
Gender (0 = man, 1 = woman) -0.007 0.384 0.024 0.094 -0.094 <.001 0.090 <.001 0.155 <.001
Dementia (0 = no, 1 = yes) 0.123 <.001 0.144 0.030 0.209 <.001 0.229 <.001 0.231 <.001
Year of death -0.017 <.001 -0.004 0.205 -0.027 <.001 0.003 0.045 0.006 0.001
Interaction: Dementia * Year of death -0.075 0.002 -0.308 <.001 -0.086 0.121 -0.041 0.003 0.016 0.067
Diagnoses (0 = no, 1 = yes)           
   Cancer 0.283 <.001 0.265 <.001 0.191 <.001 0.124 <.001 -0.237 <.001
   Diabetes 0.094 <.001 0.021 0.257 0.055 0.002 0.115 <.001 -0.028 <.001
   Mental other than d 0.230 <.001 0.215 <.001 0.318 <.001 0.158 <.001 0.010 0.236
   Neurological other than d 0.098 <.001 0.007 0.758 0.075 0.002 0.126 <.001 0.019 0.008
   Respiratory 0.177 <.001 0.201 <.001 0.175 <.001 0.115 <.001 0.005 0.313
   Arthritis 0.185 <.001 0.128 <.001 0.207 <.001 0.146 <.001 -0.113 <.001
   Hip fracture 0.077 <.001 0.025 0.302 -0.004 0.861 0.207 <.001 -0.061 <.001
   Stroke -0.001 0.916 -0.124 <.001 -0.048 0.009 0.076 <.001 0.041 <.001
   Heart disease 0.032 <.001 0.007 0.668 0.015 0.376 0.011 0.076 -0.133 <.001
   Other circulatory 0.091 <.001 0.083 <.001 0.064 <.001 0.068 <.001 -0.105 <.001
Model statistics           
Alpha 0.923   0.983   1.145   0.703   0.769  
Log pseudo likelihood -555016   -145652   -334300   -310208   -523140  
  1. Negative binomial regression models. Statistically significant (p < .05) coefficients (β) are in bold face.