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Table 3 Predictors of CL trajectory class for various FACT-C sub domains (N = 1618)

From: Health-related quality of life and life satisfaction in colorectal cancer survivors: trajectories of adjustment

Predictor Adjusted OR (95% CI) for constant low (CL) class relative to constant high (CH) class
Physical Social/Family Emotional wellbeing Functional Colorectal cancer specific
Sex (Male)   3.52* (1.9, 6.4)   0.39* (0.2, 0.8) 0.23* (0.1, 0.4)
Age (Youngera)   1.48* (1.1, 2.1) 1.89* (1.3, 2.7)   
Socioeconomic Disadv.      1.37* (1.1, 1.8)
Disease stage      
  Stages 0, I, II Reference   Reference Reference  
  Stages III, IV 2.61* (1.7, 3.9)   2.20* (1.2, 3.9) 2.97* (1.5, 5.9)  
  Unknown      
Remoteness of residence      
  Major city      0.42* (0.2, 0.9)
  Inner regional      Reference
  Outer regional      
  Remote/very remote      
Social support (Dissatifiedb)   7.83* (3.7, 16) 1.29* (1.0, 1.6) 1.95* (1.3, 2.9) 1.51* (1.2, 2.0)
Low cancer threat appraisal 1.09* (1.0, 1.2) 1.19* (1.1, 1.3) 1.29* (1.1, 1.5) 1.79* (1.5, 2.1) 1.37* (1.2, 1.5)
Low optimism 1.06* (1.0, 1.1) 1.26* (1.2, 1.4) 1.22* (1.1, 1.3) 1.26* (1.1, 1.5) 1.14* (1.1, 1.2)
  1. * shown only significant results at 0.05 level on the adjusted log odds of being in the CL class versus the CH class.
  2. a patient age is categorized into “20-49”, “50-59”, “60-69”, “70-80” (treated as ordinal in GMMs).
  3. b satisfaction with social support received (ordinal scale from 0 “very dissatisfied” to 5 “very satisfied”).