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Table 5 Multiple linear regression model on the total health care costs in IBD patients in 2014 (n = 4812)

From: Trends in prevalence, mortality, health care utilization and health care costs of Swiss IBD patients: a claims data based study of the years 2010, 2012 and 2014

  β (95% CI) p
Age group by males
 1-17 (male) 1.00  
 18-40 (male) 0.59 (0.39-0.91) 0.016
 41-60 (male) 0.47 (0.30-0.71) <0.001
 60+ (male) 0.44 (0.29-0.67) <0.001
Age group by females
 1-17 (female) 1.00  
 18-40 (female) 1.04 (0.72-1.49) 0.840
 41-60 (female) 0.79 (0.55-1.13) 0.195
 60+ (female) 0.59 (0.41-0.85) 0.004
Number of chronic conditions 1.31 (1.29-1.33) <0.001
Nursing dependency 1.89 (1.69-2.12) <0.001
Language area
 German 1.00  
 French 1.03 (0.96-1.11) 0.375
 Italian 0.86 (0.78-0.95) 0.003
Health insurance plan
 Higher deductible class 0.65 (0.60-0.71) <0.001
 Accident coverage 1.10 (1.03-1.18) 0.004
 Managed care 0.87 (0.83-0.92) <0.001
 Supplementary insurance 1.06 (0.99-1.14) 0.061
R2 0.337