# Table 2 Linear regression results (n = 575)

Variable [a] Length of stay in hospital [b] Length of stay in nursing homea [c] Hospital costs [d] Nursing home costsa [e] Total costs
B 95% CI B 95% CI B 95% CI B 95% CI B 95% CI
Constant 3.2 -4.6; 10.9 114.7*** 76.1; 153.3 1,011 -901; 2,924 20,780*** 14,179; 27,380 -8,246*** -11,464; -5,027
Ageb 3.7 -1.4; 8.8 7.1 -8.3; 22.5 744 -500; 1,987 658 -1,975; 3,291 1,140 -343; 2,623
Genderc 2.4 -2.6; 7.4 -2.4 -17.4; 12.7 477 -748; 1,703 -705 -3,282; 1,872 -312 -1,730; 1,105
Living singled 3.2 -2.1; 8.4 1.8 -12.9; 16.5 609 -680; 1,898 -656 -3,169; 1,857 1.357* -152; 2,867
BI hospital admission 2.9* -0.3; 6.1 -1.0 -14.8; 12.8 627 -154; 1,409 -357 -2,720; 2,006 1,359** 433; 2,286
BI hospital discharge 7.2*** 4.2; 10.3 6.8 -2.9; 16.4 1,823*** 1,075; 2,570 1,053 -599; 2,704 2,630*** 1,679; 3,582
Waiting list nursing homee 8.1** 2.4; 13.9    2,216** 809; 3,624    3,930*** 2,306; 5,554
Delft regionf -13.0*** -19.6; -6.3 -43.7*** -61.9; -25.6 -2,216** -3,855; -577 -6,860*** -9,965; -3,755 -651 -2,546; 1,243
Died in hospitalg -38.6*** -48.3; -29.0    -9,482*** -11,859; -7,105    -8,343*** -12,381; -4,304
Died within 6 monthsd          10,919*** 8,617; 13,220
Length of stay in hospital    -0.6*** -0.9; -0.4    -109*** -150; -68
Stayed in nursing homed          11,325*** 9,088; 13,563
Stayed in rehab centred          18,457*** 15,684; 21,229
R2 0.23   0.17   0.21   0.17   0.66
1. a Selecting only patients that stayed in nursing home (n = 182). b 1 if 75 years or older; else 0. c 1 if female; else 0. d 1 if yes; else 0. e proxy based on whether an agreement was made between hospital and nursing home for efficient stroke patient discharge: 1 if no; else 0. f 1 if patient was admitted to hospital in Delft region; else 0. g 1 if patient died in hospital; else 0. *** significant at p < 0.001 level. ** significant at p < 0.01 level. * significant at p < 0.1 level.