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Table 2 Results of negative binomial regression model with random effects (n = 326)

From: Estimating the burden of care home gastroenteritis outbreaks in England, 2014–2016

Variable Coefficient 95% CI p
Fixed effects    
 Enhanced surveillance 1.54 1.16–2.03 0.003
 Number of care homes 1.96 1.74–2.21 < 0.001
 Number of laboratory confirmed norovirus cases 1.08 1.02–1.14 0.012
 Total population 0.97 0.82–1.14 0.668
 Proportion under 5 0.97 0.89–1.06 0.530
 Proportion over 65 1.01 0.91–1.11 0.874
 Number of primary schools 1.15 1.01–1.31 0.035
Random part (Region) Intercept   
 East Midlands −0.021   
 East of England 0.109   
 London −1.217   
 North East 0.289   
 North West 0.281   
 South East −0.181   
 South West −0.117   
 West Midlands 0.285   
 Yorkshire and Humber 0.578