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Table 2 Significant results of the analysis of interactions among CIRS domains

From: Multimorbidity and quality of life: a closer look

Interaction PCS (mean ± sd) p value η2
Cardiac – Respiratory    
Low cardiac and low respiratory 44.8 ± 11.5 <0.0001 14.99%
Severe cardiac and low respiratory 43.4 ± 13.4   
Low cardiac and high respiratory§ 38.4 ± 11.2   
Severe cardiac and high respiratory§ 27.0 ± 8.0   
Vascular – Upper gastrointestinal    
No vascular and low upper gastro 49.2 ± 9.3 <0.0001 20.12%
Vascular¥ and low upper gastro 39.9 ± 11.7   
No vascular and high upper gastro§ 36.1 ± 13.5   
Vascular¥ and high upper gastro§ 35.5 ± 11.6   
  1. No problem, mild or moderate problem
  2. No problem or mild problem
  3. § Moderate or severe
  4. ¥ Mild, moderate or severe