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Table 3 Factors associated with health care costs and total costs

From: Costs and outcome for serious hand and arm injuries during the first year after trauma – a prospective study

  Health care costs   Total costs  
  Coefficient p-value Coefficient p-value
Age     
 <50 years (reference)     
 50+ years 0.52 0.03 NS  
Place of injury     
 Home or outdoor leisure (reference)     
 At work 0.40 0.07 0.34 0.06
Labour market activity     
 Full time working or not in labour market (reference)     
 Partially active 0.66 0.04 NS  
DASH value before injury NS   −0.04 0.07
EQ-5D at 12 months NS   −1.05 0.01
Constant 9.40 <0.01 11.58 <0.01
Adjusted R-square 0.18   0.24  
N 45   41  
  1. NS variable not significant in equation.