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Table 7 Linear regression analyses testing the interaction effect of basic and social 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 .00 −.14* −.17*
 Social problems −.16* −.03 −.29**
 Interaction effect −.02 .07 −.26*
Covariates    
 Age −.00 .01** .01*
 Female .18** .05 −.03
Educational level    
 Low Ref. Ref. Ref.
 Intermediate .03 .08 .09
 High −.01 .06 .02
Multimorbidity .07 .07 −.01
Perceived general health −.00 .00 .02**
Physical limitations    
 No limitations Ref. Ref. Ref.
 Slight limitations −.07 −.01 −.23**
 Moderate limitations −.12 −.01 −.39**
 Severe limitations −.13 .05 −.69**
  1. *Significant at p < .05 **Significant at p < .01