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Table 4 Factors influenced VAS (Multiple linear regression model)

From: Inequalities in health-related quality of life and the contribution from socioeconomic status: evidence from Tibet, China

VariablesTotal sample (N = 816)Female (N = 426)Male (N = 390)
Coef. (βi)95% Conf. intervalCoef. (βi)95% Conf. intervalCoef. (βi)95% Conf. interval
Socioeconomic Status (Ref: low)5.01**(1.88,8.15)4.64*(0.42,8.86)5.36*(0.60,10.13)
Age−0.47***(−0.54,-0.40)− 0.43***(− 0.53,-0.33)−0.53***(− 0.63,-0.43)
Gender (Ref: female)0.85(−1.48,3.17)    
Marital status (Ref: unmarried)5.24***(2.81,7.66)2.73(−0.63,6.08)8.50***(4.93,12.07)
Smoking (Ref: no)5.00***(2.45,7.55)4.28*(0.73,7.83)5.76**(2.10,9.42)
Brush teeth every day (Ref: no)0.77(− 1.79,3.32)1.61(−1.91,5.13)0.32(−3.44,4.07)
Medical examination (Ref: no)3.78**(0.97,6.58)4.00*(0.09,7.91)3.29(−0.72,7.30)
Distance (Ref: within three kilometers)−0.19(−2.58,2.20)− 0.08(−3.32,3.17)−0.68(−4.21,2.86)
Chronic disease (Ref: without)−2.48(−5.29,0.32)−1.08(−4.89,2.74)−4.04(−8.23,0.15)
Constant77.33***(73.21,81.46)77.28***(71.66,82.89)78.69***(72.62,84.76)
  1. *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01, ***P < 0.001
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