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Table 2 Multiple linear regression for the quality of life variable for the 177 participants of the study

From: Oral health associated with quality of life of people living with HIV/AIDS in Brazil

Quality of life domains of the HAT-Qol Explicative variables B p value
General activity (r2= 0.506) No link to employment -16.375 0.000
Good periodontal status 6.025 0.000
Good levels of CD4 9.328 0.007
Need for dentures -8.368 0.025
Sexual activity (r2= 0.318) No link to employment -19.943 0.001
Consumes alcoholic beverages -12.758 0.041
Confidentiality concerns (r2= 0.311) Older age 7.534 0.007
Brown or black -5.684 0.045
Health concerns (r2= 0.437) Of the masculine sex 10.289 0.001
Denture user 8.675 0.016
Do not use illicit drugs 20.722 0.006
Younger age 3.890 0.046
Financial concerns (r2= 0.462) Higher level of education 10.430 0.002
Non smoker 19.784 0.002
Good periodontal status 6.995 0.002
No link to employment -15.601 0.004
HIV acceptance (r2= 0.359) Good levels of CD4 11.323 0.024
HIV diagnosed more than10 yrs yrsanos 6.927 0.018
Higher level of education 10.529 0.002
Good periodontal status 5.941 0.008
Satisfaction with life (r2= 0.390) Of the masculine sex 15.993 0.000
Good levels of CD4 14.332 0.001
Use of HAART -12.813 0.016
Questions related to medication (r2= 0.334) Use illicit drugs 18.609 0.013
Sexual transmission mode 1.709 0.020
High levels of VL -3.590 0.035
Trust in the physician (r2= 0.226) Non use of HAART -7.781 0.006
  1. B = Regression model coefficient. r = Determination coefficient. Brazil. 2012.