Table 3

Summary of the full negative binomial regression model for the averaged percentage of euthanasia in 2013–2017 and all correlated, non-collinear associated variables, and summary of the reduced model, with only statistically significant variables

Full modelReduced model
Exp. β5%95%Exp. β5%95%
(Intercept) 0.001*** 0.000 0.024 0.006 0.001 0.004
Loneliness (severe)1.0170.9971.037
Gender (female)0.9820.9431.022
Age (45–64) 1.034** 1.014 1.054 1.029 1.012 1.045
Church attendance (≥1 month) 0.981*** 0.977 0.986 0.981 0.976 0.985
Political party (progressive) 1.009* 1.003 1.015 1.011 1.005 1.016
Voluntary workers available 0.987** 0.979 0.995 0.986 0.979 0.993
Depression0.9950.9881.001
Auditory limitations0.9930.9661.022
Visual limitations0.9940.9681.022
Limitations in mobility1.0070.9841.030
Self-management1.0130.9921.035
Income*** 1.037 1.018 1.056 1.039 1.024 1.055
Non-Western immigrants1.0060.9991.014
Self-experienced health 1.024** 1.010 1.038 1.024 1.013 1.035
Unemployment0.9780.9011.061
Distance from hospital1.0000.9941.007
Receiving informal care0.9880.9731.003
  • Variables in the final model are in bold.

  • *0.01, **0.001, ***0 (significance codes).