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Table 2 Results of the final multilevel model for change in log (1 + unmet needs score)

From: Meeting the home-care needs of disabled older persons living in the community: does integrated services delivery make a difference?

Fixed Effects   Parameter Parameter Estimate P value
Initial status     
  Intercept γ00 0.9526 < 0.001
  Control area γ01 -0.2989 < 0.001
  Disability§ γ02 0.0305 < 0.001
  Gender
(Female)
γ03 0.1662 < 0.001
  Living alone γ04 0.1454 < 0.001
  Cognitive functioning§ γ05 -0.0059 0.008
  Empowerment§ γ06 -0.0305 < 0.001
Rate of change     
  Intercept γ10 -0.1815 < 0.001
  Control area γ11 0.1815 < 0.001
  Disability§ γ12 -0.0026 0.002
Variance components     
   Level 1: Within-person σ2 ε 0.2657 < 0.001
   Level 2: In initial status σ2 0 0.1767 < 0.001
  In rate of change σ2 1 0.0069 0.043
  Covariance σ01 -0.0142 0.117
Goodness-of-fit     
  Deviance   6789.3  
Pseudo R2 Statistics     
  R2(y.ŷ %)   25.4%  
  1. § Centered at their mean value