Table 3

Predictors of independence1at 18 months after primary care inpatient rehabilitation of older people
USB2 p 95% CI of B
Constant 13.5 .013
Gender -.7 .376 −2.2-.8
Age -.1 .040 -.2--.005
SI baseline .5 <.001 .4-.6
MMSE .5 <.001 .3-.7
Rehabilitation Method 2.2 .003 .8-3.7

Dependent variable SI 18 months after the rehabilitation.

1 Independence=Ability to perform activities of daily living=Sunnaas ADL Index=SI.

2 USB=Ustandardized Coefficient B in a Multiple linear regression analysis, corrected for gender, age and SI at baseline, shows the change in SI at 18 months after rehabilitation (USB) when the variable changes one point.

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