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Table 4 Multivariate logistic regression analyses for impaired quality of life. Odds ratios for risk of belonging to the lowest quintiles in the dimensions of quality of life

From: Health-related quality of life and physical well-being among a 63-year-old cohort of women with androgenetic alopecia; a Finnish population-based study

Variable Physical functioning
  Model a Model b
  OR (% CI) OR (% CI)
BDI1) 1.96 (0.98–3.92) 2.21(1.10–4.44)
IGR2) 2.30 (1.29–4.25)  
QUICKI3)   2.60 (1.33–5.09)
AGA4) 1.47 (0.79–2.71) 1.58 (0.85–2.95)
Marital status 0.78 (0.28–2.17) 0.78 (0.28–2.21)
Education level 2.39 (0.88–6.53) 0.44 (0.59–1.20)
  Role limitations due to physical health
  Model a Model b
BDI1) 4.81 (1.20–4.05) 5.36 (2.75–10.6)
IGR2) 1.79 (0.99–3.24)  
QUICKI3)   1.15 (0.55–2.38)
AGA4) 2.20 (1.20–4.05) 2.45 (1.32–4.55)
Marital status 1.24 (0.45–3.48) 1.20 (0.42–3.44)
Education level 0.63 (0.30–1.33) 1.58 (0.74–3.35)
  General health
  Model a Model b
BDI1) 4.74 (2.42–9.31) 5.67 (2.84–11.3)
IGR2) 1.68 (0.89–3.17)  
QUICKI3)   1.62 (0.76–3.45)
AGA4) 1.58 (0.82–3.03) 1.83 (0.93–5.59)
Marital status 1.22 (0.55–3.41) 1.20 (0.34–3.79)
Education level 1.37 (0.55–3.41) 0.75 (0.29–1.20)
  1. Model a; adjusting without QUICKI. Model b; adjusting without IRG.
  2. 1) BDI = Beck's Depression Inventory; depressive symptoms ≥ 10.
  3. 2) Impaired glucose tolerance according to WHO 1997 criteria.
  4. 3) Insulin sensitivity check index; the lowest quintile.
  5. 4) Androgenetic alopecia; classes II–III