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Table 5 Linear regression analysis with regard to depression levels, quality of life of the proxy and subjective burden experienced by the proxy as dependent variables

From: Appraising the need for care in alzheimer’s disease

Predicting variables UB SE SB t p-value 95% CI
Depression of proxy (GDS)       
Behave-AD .120 .044 .205 2.711 .007** 0.27 – 0.205
Bayer-ADL .332 .154 .264 2.165 .032** −0.007 – 0.645
iADl −.021 .164 −.015 −.127 .899 −0.341 – 0.324
MMSE .032 .032 .077 .998 .320 −0.026 – 0.106
RUD time on ADL .087 .160 .049 .542 .589 −0.229 – 0.403
RUD time on iADL −.121 .142 −.065 −.849 .397 −0.400 – 0.159
RUD time on supervision .015 .030 .045 .503 .616 −0.044 – 0.075
Constant −.145 1.606   −.090 .928 −3.605 – 2.901
Quality of life of the Proxy (QOL-AD)       
Behave-AD −.138 .085 −.127 −1.618 .107 −0.305 – 0.030
B-ADL −.688 .293 −.298 −2.351 .020** −1.266 – − 0.111
iADl −.267 .313 −.108 −.855 .394 − 0.884 – 0.350
MMSE −.057 .062 −.075 −.928 .355 −0.179 – 0.064
RUD time on ADL .199 .306 .061 .651 .516 −0.404 – 0.803
RUD time on iADL .279 .271 .081 1.032 .303 −0.255 – 0.813
RUD time on supervision .049 .058 .079 .851 .396 −0.065 – 0.163
Constant 44.327 3.068   0.000 14.447 38.275 – 50.380
Burden of the proxy (Behave-AD)       
Behave-AD .063 .014 .329 4.391 .000** 0.035 – 0.091
B-ADL .124 .052 .303 2.379 .018** 0.021 – 0.228
iADl .067 .053 .152 1.247 .214 −0.039 – 0.172
MMSE .000 .011 .000 −.005 .996 − 0. 021 – 0.021
RUD time on ADL −.101 .051 −.174 −1.986 .048** − 0.202 – 0.001
RUD time on iADL .105 .045 .173 2.338 .020** − 0.016 – 0.194
RUD time on supervision −.003 .010 −.030 −.343 .732 −0.022 – 0.016
Constant .542 .523   1.037 .301 −0.489 – 1.573
  1. Legend: UB = Unstandardized B, SE = Standard Error of B, SB = Standardised B, CI = Confidence Interval.