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Table 3 Results from univariate and multivariate negative binominal regressions examining potential correlates of number of sessions attended (dependent variable) n = 166

From: Goal setting improves retention in youth mental health: a cross-sectional analysis

  Univariate Multivariable
IRR 95% CI IRR 95% CI
Lower Upper Lower Upper
Goal qualitya
 Not specific or measureable 2.72** 1.54 4.80 2.76** 1.57 4.87
 Specific goal not measureable 2.44** 1.59 3.75 2.48** 1.60 3.84
 Specific and measurable goal 2.33* 1.33 4.08 2.30* 1.30 4.07
Age 1.04 0.96 1.12 n/a
Male 0.67* 0.46 0.97 0.76 0.54 1.08
Not working or studying 0.93 0.63 1.38 n/a
Mental health diagnosis 1.24 0.85 1.81 n/a
History of drug use 0.75 0.52 1.09 0.68* 0.48 0.97
Service site 1.56* 1.07 2.25 1.16 0.81 1.67
  1. IRR incident rate ratio
  2. *p ≤ 0.05; **p ≤ 0.001
  3. Overall model LR X2 (6) = 33.24, p < 0.001
  4. aNo goal is the referent comparison category