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Table 3 Results of ordinary least square regression analyses for general and condition-specific quality of life measurements

From: Severity, not type, is the main predictor of decreased quality of life in elderly women with urinary incontinence: a population-based study as part of a randomized controlled trial in primary care

  EQ-5Dd(N=162) IIQetotal (N=155) IIQ phys (N=155) IIQ travel (N=155) IIQ social (N=155) IIQ emot (N=155)
  Score −0.33- 1 Score 0 - 400 Score 0 - 100 Score 0 - 100 Score 0 - 100 Score 0 - 100
Coefficients a
SES 0.16* −0.15 −0.18* −0.10 −0.09 −0.17*
Marital status −0.01 3.31 1.40 1.26 7.33 4.09
Age 0.03 −0.20* −0.10 −0.17 −0.12 −0.16
BMI −0.05 −0.05 −0.01 0.01 0.09 −0.09
Education −0.11 −0.02 −0.16 −0.01 −0.01 0.02
Co-morbidity −0.26** −0.02 −0.09 −0.03 0.01 0.08
R2 0.12** 0.06 0.10** 0.03 0.06 0.07
Type of urinary incontinence (UI) b
Stress 0.01 −4.15 −3.90 −4.62 −1.90 −7.81*
Urgency −0.06 2.38 −3.34 3.38 −1.61 0.98
R2 change 0.02 0.04* 0.02 0.04 0.01 0.06**
Severity of UI c
Moderate 0.00 1.57 2.19 1.98 1.25 2.15
Severe −0.10** 17.17** 14.87** 13.89** 22.92** 21.72**
R2 change 0.06** 0.15** 0.09** 0.07** 0.12** 0.14**
  1. *p < 0.05. **p < 0.01.
  2. a Standardized coefficients noted for SES, Age, BMI, Education, and Co-morbidity. Unstandardized coefficients noted for Marital status, Type UI, and Severity UI.
  3. b Reference mixed UI.
  4. c Reference slight UI.
  5. d Euroqol 5D (EQ-5D); range from −0.33 to 1 with lower numbers indicating a greater decrease in quality of life.