Table 4

Linear regression model of weekly household income change (AUD$) by CDC onset

ParameterEstimate of income change (AUD)95% CIt-StatisticDegrees of freedomSignificance
p Value
LowerUpper
(Intercept=increase in income in whole sample)634.78451.25798.327.09267<0.001
CDC onset*−165.51−317.78−13.242.142670.033
Income quintile at 6/7
 Q1†0.000267
 Q2−232.74−446.36−19.17−2.150.01
 Q3−286.80−447.83−125.77−3.510.001
 Q4−273.76−439.29−108.23−3.260.001
 Q5−261.27−463.18−59.37−2.550.033
  • *Reference group=no CDC.†Reference group=richest quintile.

  • AUD, Australian dollar; CDCs, chronic disabling conditions.