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Table 5 Linear regression analyses testing the effect of basic problems on self-management, controlling for socio-demographic, illness and health status characteristics

From: Do everyday problems of people with chronic illness interfere with their disease management?

  Self-management
  Symptom management Active involvement Coping
  (n = 1475) (n = 1481) (n = 1486)
  Coef. Coef. Coef.
Everyday problems    
 Basic problems −.05 −.11* −.38**
Covariates    
 Age −.00 .01** .01**
 Female .19** .05 −.02
Educational level    
 Low Ref. Ref. Ref.
 Intermediate .02 .08 .06
 High −.02 .06 −.00
Multimorbidity .06 .07 −.01
Perceived general health .00 .00 .02**
Physical limitations    
 No limitations Ref. Ref. Ref.
 Slight limitations −.08 −.01 −.26**
 Moderate limitations −.14 −.01 −.44**
 Severe limitations −.16 .04 −.74**
  1. *Significant at p < .05 **Significant at p < .01
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