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Table 3 The associations of medical and long-term care expenditures with the Charlson Comorbidity Index (CCI) scoresa using generalized linear regressions (n = 29,915)

From: The associations of multimorbidity with the sum of annual medical and long-term care expenditures in Japan

  The sum of medical and long-term care expenditures Medical expenditures Long-term care expenditures
Coefficient P value 95% CI Coefficient P value 95% CI Coefficient P value 95% CI
Total (n = 29,915)
 CCI scoresa 25.7 ($2920) < 0.001 24.2, 27.1 ($2750, 3080) 15.7
($1780)
< 0.001 14.7, 16.6 ($1670,1890) 12.0 ($1360) < 0.001 10.5, 13.5 ($1200,1530)
Care not required (n = 22,657)
 CCI scoresa 13.8 ($1570) < 0.001 12.8, 14.9 ($1460,1690) 13.8
($1570)
< 0.001 12.8, 14.9 ($1460, 1690) n/a n/a n/a
Support Level 1 (n = 586)
 CCI scoresa 9.3 ($1060) < 0.001 4.7, 13.9 ($540, 1570) 9.3 ($1050) < 0.001 4.6, 13.9 ($530,1580) −0.3 (−$40) 0.520 −1.3, 0.6
(−$140,70)
Support Level 2 (n = 787)
 CCI scoresa 5.6 ($640) 0.008 1.5, 9.8 ($170, 1110) 6.3 ($720) 0.002 2.4, 10.3 ($270,1170) −1.3 (−$140) 0.096 −2.8, 0.2 (−$320,30)
Care Level 1 (n = 1574)
 CCI scoresa 6.0 ($680) 0.003 2.1, 9.9 ($240, 1120) 5.7 ($650) 0.001 2.4, 9.0 ($270,1030) 0.5 ($60) 0.654 −1.8, 2.9 (−$200,330)
Care Level 2 (n = 1558)
 CCI scoresa 10.3 ($1180) < 0.001 5.7, 15.0 ($650, 1700) 9.9 ($1120) < 0.001 5.5, 14.3 ($630,1620) 0.4 ($50) 0.792 −2.5, 3.3 (−$290,370)
Care Level 3 (n = 1143)
 CCI scoresa 14.7 ($1680) < 0.001 9.3, 20.1 ($1060, 2290) 13.3 ($1520) < 0.001 8.0, 18.6 ($910,2120) 0.8 ($90) 0.685 −3.2, 4.8 (−$360,550)
Care Level 4 (n = 918)
 CCI scoresa 14.6 ($1650) < 0.001 8.3, 20.8 ($940,2370) 16.3 ($1850) < 0.001 9.3, 23.3 ($1050,2650) −1.6 (−$190) 0.490 −6.3, 3.0 (−$720, 340)
Care Level 5 (n = 819)
 CCI scoresa 18.9 ($2140) < 0.001 13.1, 24.6 ($1490,2800) 18.1 ($2060) < 0.001 10.9, 25.3 ($1240,2870) 1.6 ($180) 0.520 −3.2, 6.3 (−$360,720)
  1. CI Confidence Interval
  2. aThe 2011 updated and reweighted version (0, 1, 2, 3, 4, ≥ 5)
  3. ¥88 was equivalent to $1. The results are presented in units of 10,000 yen (US$)
  4. The tables show the total and the stratification by the level of long-term care required