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Table 6 Multivariable linear regression model for the quality of life in the 26 pediatric PKU patients

From: Quality of Life (QoL) assessment in a cohort of patients with Phenylketonuria

Variables No (%) RC (95% CI) p value
Gender    
  Female 12 (46.2) Reference 0.66
  Male 14 (53.8) - 1.59 (-8.91; 5.74)
Age (years)    
  10.81 ± 3.51   - 0.33 (- 2.96; 2.29) 0.79
Education level    
  Nursery 3 (11.54) Reference 0.80
  Primary school 12 (46.15) - 1.79 (- 15.88; 12.31)
  Junior secondary school 11 (42.31) 5.96 (-20.07; 31.98)
Treatment    
  Diet 11 (42.3) Reference 0.02
  BH4 15 (57.7) 15.12 (3.08; 27.15)
Length of current treatment (months)    
  89.08 ± 61.86   0.11 (0.01; 0.21) 0.03
  1. Number (No.), percentage (%), regression coefficients (RC) with 95% confidence intervals (95%CI) and p values. Model fitted on 26 complete observations.