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Table 2 Weighted ANCOVA for HUI3 by Disease Group

From: A cross-sectional study of health-related quality of life deficits in individuals with comorbid diabetes and cancer

  B* (Unstandardized Mean Difference) 95% Confidence Interval (Lower – Upper)
Diabetes/Cancer**    
   Diabetes and Cancer -0.108 -0.131 -0.086
   Diabetes -0.040 -0.045 -0.035
   Cancer -0.040 -0.048 -0.033
   No Diabetes Or Cancer reference - -
Age**    
   12–29 Years 0.056 0.052 0.059
   30–44 Years 0.038 0.035 0.041
   45–59 Years 0.021 0.018 0.024
   ≥60 Years reference - -
Sex**    
   Male -0.011 -0.013 -0.009
   Female reference - -
Marital Status**    
   Married/Common Law 0.023 0.021 0.025
   Widow/Separated/Divorced/Single reference - -
Physical Activity Level**    
   Active 0.038 0.036 0.041
   Moderately Active 0.032 0.029 0.034
   Inactive reference - -
Education Level**    
   <Than Secondary Education -0.040 -0.043 -0.038
   Secondary Education Graduate -0.011 -0.014 -0.009
   Other Post-Secondary Education -0.011 -0.015 -0.007
   Post-Secondary Education Graduate reference - -
Smoking Status**    
   Daily Smoker -0.020 -0.023 -0.018
   Occasional Smoker -0.011 -0.016 -0.007
   Not At All reference - -
BMI**    
   <30 0.015 0.012 0.018
   ≥30 reference - -
Depression Status**    
   Not Depressed 0.142 0.138 0.145
   Depressed reference - -
Number of Chronic Conditions**    
   0 0.149 0.146 0.152
   1 0.127 0.124 0.130
   2 0.094 0.091 0.097
   ≥3 reference - -
  1. *Adjusted for all other covariates in the table
  2. **All variables were statistically significant, P < 0.0001
  3. Clinically meaningful difference of ≥0.03