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Table 5 Factors associated with non-improver categories of PCS and MCS trajectories

From: Health related quality of life trajectories and predictors following coronary artery bypass surgery

Component summary Odds ratio Lower 95% CI Upper 95% CI p
Physical     
POMSa vigor-activity 0.93 0.87 0.97 .003
NYHAb functional class 1.87 1.18 2.95 .007
New cardiac arrhythmia 2.62 1.13 6.05 .024
Pulmonary pressure 1.09 1.01 1.17 .030
Not in workforce 2.38 1.02 5.56 .045
Mental     
POMSadepression-dejection 1.08 1.03 1.13 .002
Manual occupation 2.66 1.25 5.65 .011
EFQc concentration 1.30 1.02 1.66 .037
Previous cardiac surgery 5.17 1.09 27.74 .044
  1. a Profile of Mood States
  2. b New York Heart Association
  3. c Everyday Functioning Questionnaire