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Table 5 Multivariate analyses for SF-36 subscales

From: Predictors of health-related quality of life in type II diabetic patients in Greece

  B Coefficient (p-value)
  PF RP BP GH VT SF RE MH
Constant 147.4
(P <0.001)
90.0
(P <0.001)
93.4
(P <0.001)
26.0
(P = 0.045)
60.2
(P <0.001)
79.0
(P <0.001)
164.8
(P <0.001)
39.5
(P = 0.001)
Female -18.4
(P <0.001)
-19.0
(P = 0.006)
-15.0
(P = 0.001)
-8.3
(P = 0.012)
-12.8
(P = 0.001)
-21.2
(P <0.001)
-26.2
(P <0.001)
-11.9
(P = 0.002)
Age (per year) -1.0
(P <0.001)
      -0.9
(P = 0.016)
 
Married      10.0
(P = 0.028)
   
Higher education    8.7
(P = 0.043)
     
Employed     -8.1
(P = 0.029)
   -22.1
(P = 0.004)
 
Body mass index (Kgr/m2) -1.5
(P <0.001)
       
Microvascular complications -14.6
(P = 0.001)
   -14.2
(P <0.001)
  -11.7
(P = 0.016)
-19.2
(P = 0.015)
-12.9
(P = 0.006))
Macrovascular complications -13.3
(P <0.001)
    -12.1
(P = 0.004))
   
Hypertension     -9.5
(P = 0.010)
    
Hyperlipidemia         -9.0
(P = 0.021)
Years with diabetes (per year)    -0.7
(P = 0.007)
-0.5
(P = 0.025)
-0.6
(P = 0.014)
-0.7
(P = 0.006)
  
≥ 1 other diseases -10.3
(P = 0.013)
   -10.3
(P = 0.005)
-10.2
(P = 0.022)
-11.0
(P = 0.015)
  
R 2 = 0.42 0.04 0.15 0.22 0.20 0.26 0.18 0.13
  1. Abbreviations: PF = Physical Functioning, RP = Role Physical, BP = Bodily Pain, GH = General Health, VT = Vitality, SF = Social Functioning, RE = Role Emotional, MH = Mental Health