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Table 5 Backward multiple linear regression analyses of significant factors associated with QOL among people living with hypertension

From: Quality of life among people living with hypertension in a rural Vietnam community

  Physical health   Psychological health   Social relationships Environment  
  Coef+ 95% CI Coef 95% CI Coef 95% CI Coef 95% CI
Age -0.32*** -0.47, -0.17 -0.21** -0.35, -0.07     
Sex         
Men vs. women    3.46* 0.52, 6.39     
Education         
Higher vs. Under secondary school        1.56* 0.34, 2.78
Marital status         
Married vs. single/widowed 4.51** 1.22, 7.81 3.45* 0.18, 6.72 6.83*** 3.31, 10.36 4.63*** 2.10, 7.15
Physical activities (vs. none/low level)         
Moderate level 5.32** 1.86, 8.79 5.21** 2.05, 8.38 5.62** 2.29, 8.94 3.36* 0.67, 6.04
High level -0.60 -7.51, 8.79 0.63 -5.73, 6.98 -1.95 -9.46, 5.54 0.39 -4.92, 5.71
Adherence to treatment         
Yes vs. No 8.12*** 4.80, 11.44 6.14*** 3.11, 9.17    4.17** 1.58, 6.77
Presence of co-morbidity         
Yes vs. No -7.63*** -10.61, -4.65       
  1. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001; + coefficient.