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Table 4 Effect of social prescribing on general and mental health, wellbeing and active living

From: The impact of a social prescribing service on patients in primary care: a mixed methods evaluation

Linear regression model on outcome differences (between baseline and follow-up) against treatment group
Outcomes Non-adjusted Adjusteda
Coef. (95% Conf. Interval) Coef. (95% Conf. Interval)
General health score −0.029 (−0.312, 0.253) 0.127 (−0.221, 0.475)
HADS Anxiety score (range 0–21) −0.542 (−1.837, 0.752) −0.119 (−0.847, 1.609)
HADS Depression score (range 0–21) 0.679 (−0.566, 1.924) 0.857 (−0.737, 2.451)
HADS score (range 0–41) 0.232 (−2.113, 2.577) 0.906 (−2.144, 3.957)
Wellbeing (past week) (range 0–6) −0.089 (−0.569, 0.391) −0.013 (−0.623, 0.596)
Active engagement in life score (range 0–20) 0.023 (−0.957, 1.004) −0.073 (−1.278, 1.131)
Number of regular activitiesb −0.856 (−1.518, −0.194) −0.897 (−1.729, −0.065)
  1. aAdjusted with control variables, including age, sex, ethnicity, work status and living arrangement
  2. b p = 0.012 for non-adjusted model and p = 0.035 for adjusted model