Skip to main content

Table 4 Factors with impact on HRQOL in patients with chronic diseases selected by the univariate general linear models

From: Health related quality of life in patients with chronic gastritis and peptic ulcer and factors with impact: a longitudinal study

Domains Factors B Std. error t P
Physical Component Summary (PCS) Constant 123.78 7.93 15.61 0.000
  Marriage =1 (married) 11.95 5.47 2.13 0.030
  Marriage = 2 (other) . . . .
  Education = 1 (primary school) -11.70 5.35 -2.19 0.030
  Education = 2 (high school) -1.63 4.05 -0.40 0.688
  Education = 3 (college or higher) . . . .
  Perceived income = 1 (poor) -17.39 6.61 -2.63 0.009
  Perceived income = 2 (fair) -7.56 5.93 -1.28 0.203
  Perceived income = 3 (high) . . . .
  Age -0.60 0.13 -4.66 0.000
  Adjusted R Square = 0.14 F = 7.64, P = 0.000
Mental Component Summary (MCS) Constant 68.94 4.05 17.93 0.000
  Gender =1 (male) 7.78 2.20 3.53 0.000
  Gender = 2 (female) . . . .
  Education = 1 (primary school) -5.85 3.01 -1.96 0.050
  Education = 2 (high school) 2.38 2.43 0.98 0.328
  Education = 3 (college or higher) . . . .
  Perceived income = 1 (poor) -14.56 3.38 -3.79 0.000
  Perceived income = 2 (fair) -7.66 3.45 -2.22 0.027
  Perceived income = 3 (high) . . . .
  Disease = 1 (chronic gastritis) -7.48 2.14 -3.50 0.001
  Disease = 2 (peptic ulcer) . . . .
  Adjusted R Square = 0.17 F = 9.09, P = 0.000
  1. B: Regression coefficient, Std Error: Standard error of Coefficients B.
  2. Categories in bold were as references.