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Table 2 Linear regression on the thrombolysis rate change between 2008 and 2010 for all neurology departments performing thrombolysis

From: Who does it first? The uptake of medical innovations in the performance of thrombolysis on ischemic stroke patients in Germany: a study based on hospital quality data

Model 1 Model 2
Explanatory variable B (95% CI) Standard error of B p value B (95% CI) Standard error of B p value
Constant 0.069 (−0.065 to 0.203) 0.068 0.312 0.0715 (−0.044 to 0.187) 0.058 0.225
Ownership (ref. public)         
Private non-profit 0.004 (−0.018 to 0.025) 0.011 0.740 0.0018 (−0.017 to 0.020) 0.009 0.851
Private 0.000 (−0.024 to 0.024) 0.012 0.981 −0.0070 (−0.027 to 0.013) 0.010 0.500
Location (ref. urban)         
Semi-urban 0.004 (−0.019 to 0.027) 0.011 0.731 0.0040 (−0.016 to 0.024) 0.010 0.683
Rural −0.002 (−0.035 to 0.031) 0.017 0.907 −0.0024 (−0.031 to 0.026) 0.015 0.872
Teaching status (ref. university hospital)         
Teaching hospital 0.009 (−0.026 to 0.043) 0.017 0.614 −0.0102 (−0.040 to 0.020) 0.015 0.504
Non-teaching hospital 0.002 (−0.041 to 0.044) 0.021 0.938 −0.0210 (−0.055 to 0.011) 0.017 0.259
Stroke unit (ref. no stroke unit)         
Stroke unit only in 2010 −0.046 (−0.139 to 0.047) 0.047 0.333 −0.0037 (−0.085 to 0.078) 0.041 0.929
Stroke unit only in 2008 −0.045 (−0.172 to 0.082) 0.064 0.486 −0.0210 (−0.132 to 0.090) 0.056 0.709
Stroke unit in 2008 and 2010 −0.029 (−0.110 to 0.052) 0.041 0.477 −0.0001 (−0.070 to 0.070) 0.036 0.997
Number of beds (ref. <100)         
100–199 −0.063 (−0.169 to 0.042) 0.054 0.239 −0.0388 (−0.130 to 0.052) 0.046 0.404
200–499 −0.027 (−0.126 to 0.071) 0.050 0.584 −0.0077 (−0.093 to 0.078) 0.043 0.858
500–999 −0.036 (−0.136 to 0.064) 0.051 0.481 −0.0130 (−0.099 to 0.074) 0.044 0.769
>1,000 −0.037 (−0.140 to 0.067) 0.053 0.487 −0.0109 (−0101 to 0.079) 0.046 0.812
Number of stroke patients in 2008 0.000 (−0.000 to 0.000) 0.000 0.096 0.000 (−0.000 to 0.000) 0.000 0.233
Thrombolysis rate 2008 (ref.: <0.5)         
≥0.05 and <0.10      −0.0174 (−0.037 to 0.002) 0.010 0.076
≥0.10 and <0.20      −0.0462 (−0.065 to −0.027) 0.010 0.000
≥0.20      −0.1500 (−0.183 to −0.117) 0.017 0.000
Adj. R2 = −0.02, N = 256 Adj. R2: 0.25, N = 256