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Table 5 Multivariate model reflecting factors associated with the DDD dispensed

From: Prescription opioid dispensing in New South Wales, Australia: spatial and temporal variation

Variables Ba p 95% Confidence Interval
Sex
 Men 1.00
 Women 1.13 < 0.01 1.11–1.15
Age-group (years)
 0–19 1.00
 20–44 4.23 < 0.01 4.06–4.40
 45–64 7.98 < 0.01 7.68–8.30
 65+ 11.39 < 0.01 10.96–11.84
Year
 2013 1.00
 2014 0.97 < 0.01 0.95–0.99
 2015 1.02 0.04 1.00–1.04
SEIFA index of disadvantage
 Low 1.00
 Moderate 0.88 < 0.01 0.86–0.90
 High 0.85 < 0.01 0.83–0.87
 Very high 0.63 < 0.01 0.61–0.64
Urbanization
 Urban 1.00
 Rural 4.08 < 0.01 4.00–4.16
 Constant 1.80 < 0.01 1.73–1.88
  1. aExponentiated values of the coefficients estimated in the linear model of the logarithm of quantity of opioids dispensed