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Table 2 Results of stepwise regression analyses of psychosomatic health symptoms as predictors of HRQoL among Swedish school children

From: Associations between scores of psychosomatic health symptoms and health-related quality of life in children and adolescents

Analyses B SE B β R 2
1st analysis (N=252)     .368
Step 1: Sleep problems 2.000 .403 .299  
Step 2: Depression (felt low) 2.108 .392 .301  
Step 3: Difficulty concentrating 1.284 .459 .170  
2nd analysis: Girls (N=132)     .503
Step 1: Tensions 1.509 .523 .227  
Step 2: Depression (felt low) 2.044 .489 .300  
Step 3: Sleep problems 1.296 .467 .206  
Step 4: Difficulty concentrating 1.469 .579 .198  
3rd analysis: Boys (N=119)     .272
Step 1: Sleep problems 3.051 .583 .434  
Step 2: Stomach ache 1.487 .666 .185  
4th analysis: 11–12 years (N=98)     .492
Step 1: Sleep problems 2.882 .572 .413  
Step 2: Lack of appetite 1.883 .570 .268  
Step 3: Depression (felt low) 1.651 .578 .232  
5th analysis: 15–16 years (N=153)     .319
Step 1: Depression (felt low) 2.252 .526 .330  
Step 2: Sleep problems 1.482 .519 .222  
Step 3: Difficulty concentrating 1.198 .604 .159  
  1. Note. Regression coefficients are reported at the final step.