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Table 3 Summary of weighted least squares regression analysis for predicting QoL among users of day care centers (N = 360)

From: Utilization of ADCCs and quality of life among older adults: ethno-regional disparities in Israel

Variables Model 1 Model 2
B β B β
Weekly hours for home care services −.63 −.19*** −.83 −.26***
Weekly hours utilized for attending the ADCC 1.11 .25*** .79 .18**
Satisfaction with the day care center services 2.87 .18*** 1.95 .12*
Gender (RC = Female)    2.60 .08
Age    .06 .03
Education    −.10 −.03
Marital status (RC = no partner)    .34 .01
Number of children    −.45 −.05
ADL    .58 .07
Number of chronic diseases    −.90 −.11*
Perceived economic status    −.50 −.01
Ethnicity - FSU immigrants (RC = Arabs)    2.30 .07
Ethnicity - Veteran Jews (RC = Arabs)    −.12 −.01
Northern area (RC = central area)    −3.70 −.12*
Southern area (RC = Central area)    −7.04 −.23***
Connection to the residential area    9.69 .33***
Adjusted R2 0.10 0.22
F for change in R2 11.92*** 4.12***
  1. ADL Activities of daily living, RC reference category
  2. *p < .05. **p < .01, ***p < .001