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Table 4 Multivariate regression models for change in QOL between baseline and five-month follow-up

From: Co-morbidity and visual acuity are risk factors for health-related quality of life decline: five-month follow-up EQ-5D data of visually impaired older patients

  All variables p-value All variables adjusted for baseline p-value Relevant variables adjusted for baseline p-value
  β (SE)   β (SE)   β (SE)  
Baseline EQ5D score -- -- 0.62 (0.06) <0.01 0.65 (0.06) 0.00
Diabetes -0.07 (0.04) 0.05 -0.02 (0.03) 0.49 -- --
COPD or asthma -0.12 (0.05) 0.01 -0.08 (0.04) 0.04 -0.09 (0.04) 0.02
Heart -0.01 (0.04) 0.86 -0.02 (0.03) 0.51 -- --
Stroke -0.16 (0.05) <0.01 -0.10 (0.04) 0.02 -0.10 (0.04) 0.02
Hearing impairment -0.09 (0.06) 0.12 -0.03 (0.05) 0.57 -- --
Musculoskeletal -0.20 (0.04) <0.01 -0.09 (0.03) <0.01 -0.09 (0.03) 0.00
Cancer -0.18 (0.08) 0.03 -0.06 (0.07) 0.37 -- --
Hypertension 0.04 (0.04) 0.35 0.02 (0.04) 0.60 -- --
Gastrointestinal -0.17 (0.07) 0.02 -0.08 (0.06) 0.20 -- --
Age 0.00 (0.002) 0.73 0.00 (0.002) 0.74 -- --
Gender (female) -0.05 (0.03) 0.14 -0.04 (0.03) 0.13 -- --
LogMAR VA -0.14 (0.04) <0.01 -0.09 (0.03) 0.01 -0.07 (0.03) 0.03
Social status (living alone) -0.03 (0.03) 0.35 0.02 (0.03) 0.49 -- --
Independent living (nursing home) -0.07 (0.05) 0.13 -0.03 (0.04) 0.43 -- --
Rehabilitation type (optometric service) 0.02 (0.03) 0.58 -0.02 (0.03) 0.49 -- --
  1. β:unstandardized regression coefficient; SE: standard error