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Table 3 Multiple regression analyses on EQ-5D index and EQ VAS score

From: Diabetes duration and health-related quality of life in individuals with onset of diabetes in the age group 15—34 years – a Swedish population-based study using EQ-5D

Dependent variable: EQ-5D index EQ VAS score
  ß p ß p
Intercept 0.930 <0.001 89.4 <0.001
Sex     
Men ref.   ref.  
Women −0.024 0.005 −1.8 0.014
Diabetes diagnosis     
Control individuals ref.   ref.  
Patients with diabetes −0.025 0.007 −6.0 <0.001
Diabetes duration     
1 year ref.   ref.  
8 years −0.023 0.099 −2.8 0.015
15 years −0.055 <0.001 −3.8 0.001
24 years −0.074 <0.001 −6.0 <0.001
Level of education     
Secondary school or higher ref.   ref.  
Primary school or lower −0.095 <0.001 −7.5 <0.001
Marital status     
Married or cohabiting ref.   ref.  
Not married or cohabiting −0.046 <0.001 −4.8 <0.001
R-Square 0.058   0.084  
Adjusted R-Square 0.056   0.082  
Number of observations 2384   2329