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Table 3 Multivariate regression models predicting quality score among programs offering residential treatment

From: Does higher cost mean better quality? evidence from highly-regarded adolescent drug treatment programs

A. Full Model B. Reduced Model (backward elimination procedure)
R-square = 0.249, n = 38 R-square = 0.185, n = 38
Variable β p-value Variable β p-value
Residential Reimbursement Above Median 1.01 0.03 Residential Reimbursement Above Median 1.01 0.03
Residential Census Above Median 0.67 0.15 Residential Census Above Median 0.67 0.15
Motivational Enhancement Therapy 0.28 0.61    
Multisystemic Therapy -0.03 0.96    
Receive Hospital Referrals 0.46 0.47    
Receive Private Practitioner Referrals 0.03 0.96    
Receive Insurance Company Referrals 0.41 0.49    
With Accreditation* 0.20 0.70    
  1. * Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO), Rehabilitation Accreditation Commission (CARF), Council on Accreditation (COA)