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Table 4 Variation in service use, including financial support, as a result of official dependency assessments or other sources, obtained from logistic models

From: Disability, support and long-term social care of an elderly Spanish population, 2008-2009: an epidemiologic analysis

Service or service-linked resource used Dependency not assesseda
-Users
-Non-users
Dependency assessed
-Users
-Non-users
No. of records in modelsa WHODAS-36 per point DD I ref. unassessed DD II ref. unassessed DD-III ref. unassessed Etiologic fraction with 95% CI
Contact with Social Care Office 57
498
14
53
619 1.03 (1.01–1.04) 0.72 (0.08–6.31) 5.80 (1.92–17.52) 0.76 (0.23–2.51) 5.77 (-11.92–18.39)
Official dependency assessment 7 (without DD)
551
67 625 1.08 (1.06–1.09) - - - -
Residential living 34
524
23
44
622 0.99 (0.97–1.01) 1.90 (0.22–16.54) 8.60 (2.63–28.07) 12.13 (3.86–38.16) 36.19 (20.35–50.97)
Residential living with PFS (declared) 13
544
13
54
612 0.99 (0.96–1.01) 1.00 (1.00–1.00) 12.15 (2.56–57.77) 25.50 (5.35–121.61) 47.49 (26.50–68.75)
Residential living supported by 2006 Act (registered)b 0
595
13
17
521 0.96 (-0.91–1.02) - - - -
Residential living with PFS (declared or under 2006 Act)b 16
579
13
17
621 0.99 (-0.96–1.02) - - 41.18 (8.40–201.84) 39.40 (20.33–58.13)
Home help for domestic tasks (declared) 58
466
8
36
567 1.01 (0.99–1.03) 1.51 (0.17–13.81) 1.42 (0.25–8.02) 1.25 (0.31–5.05) 3.2 (-10.62–14.15)
Home help for personal care (declared) 15
509
8
37
567 1.03 (1.00–1.05) 3.19 (0.32–32.14) 9.62 (1.91–48.50) 2.07 (0.36–11.96) 24.11 (-15.74–49.48)
Home help for personal care or domestic tasks with PFS (declared) 33
491
7
37
567 1.03 (1.00–1.05) 2.58 (0.25–26.40) 2.23 (0.35–14.27) 0.85 (0.16–4.41) 3.52 (-35.4–20.97)
Available non-professional carer (declared) 86
438
36
71
567 1.04 (1.02–1.06) 4.47 (0.93–21.50) 7.50 (1.59–35.32) 10.99 (1.28–94.53) 19.4 (2.31–33.73)
Non-professional carer with PFS (declared) 2
522
15
28
471 1.05 (1.01–1.09) - 36.57 (4.74–281.96) 26.30 (3.36–205.88) 83.16 (-0.61–94.97)
Professional carer (declared) 41
483
9
34
558 1.02 (1.00–1.04) - 2.56 (0.58–11.31) 0.97 (0.26–3.61) 2.66 (-36.1–21.21)
Carer (declared) 115
409
37
6
567 1.04 (1.03–1.06) 2.81 (0.58–13.57) 8.47 (1.55–46.16) 6.35 (0.75–54.05) 12.96 (-0.57–26.15)
Carer with PFS (declared) 22
502
20
23
558 1.04 (1.02–1.06) 1.67 (0.16–16.95) 7.83 (1.58–38.77) 6.41 (1.73–23.70) 39.85 (18.00–59.13)
Carer supported under 2006 Actb 0
524
16 c
27
567 1.05 (1.02–1.07) - - - -
Carer with PFS (declared or supported under 2006 Act)b 22
502
34
1
567 2.13 (-1.15–3.93) - - 1.13 (-1.06–1.20) 4.06 (0.71–8.16)
  1. Adjusted for age, sex, WHODAS-36 score, living alone, municipality size, OR and 95%CI. Dependency degree (DD). Publicly-funded support (PFS)
  2. aIncluding number of assessed individuals without assigned DD
  3. bCalculated using individual support service plan (ISSP) date of effective benefit
  4. Additionally, eight of 522 persons used day-care centers and 139 of 544 persons had household adaptation