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Table 4 Hierarchical regression analyses to predict HRQOL at the end of rehabilitation

From: Personality and the physician-patient relationship as predictors of quality of life of cardiac patients after rehabilitation

  SF-12: PC MacNew: PL SAQ: PL SF-12: MC MacNew: EF MacNew: SF
Block 1       
Respective baseline value (at start of rehabilitation) .631 (p < .001) .613 (p < .001) .605 (p < .001) .582 (p < .001) .723 (p < .001) .633 (p < .001)
  R2 change = .436*** R2 change = .488*** R2 change = .498*** R2 change = .420*** R2 change = .594*** R2 change = .488***
Block 2       
Age -.112 (p = .050) - - .090 (p = .105) .087 (p = .049) -
Gender: man .083 (p = .105) - - .079 (p = .083) -.084 (p = .029) -
Living with a partner - - - - - -
Education: elementary school -.151 (p = .002) -.057 (p = .214) - - -.034 (p = .436) -.058 (p = .226)
Employment - - .070 (p = .113) - - -
Income - .082 (p = .149) - .151 (p = .013) .119 (p = .004) .088 (p = .106)
  R2 change = .050*** R2 change = .011* R2 change = .007* R2 change = .037* R2 change = .023** R2 change = .013*
Block 3       
Acute event - - - - - -
Myocardial infarction - - - - - -
PTCA .139 (p = .042) - - - - -
Bypass - - -.139 (p = .003) .049 (p = .347) - -
BMI - - - .074 (p = .133) - -
Smoker -.082 (p = .280) - - - - -
Risk score -.055 (p = .350) -.113 (p = .017) -.123 (p = .016) - - -.103 (p = .067)
Total cholesterol - - .114 (p = .392) - .074 (p = .044) -
LDL cholesterol - - .028 (p = .746) - - -
Systolic blood pressure - - - .067 (p = .369) - -
Diastolic blood pressure - - - - - -
  R2 change = .024** R2 change = .004 R2 change = .038** R2 change = .010 R2 change = .005* R2 change = .005
Block 4       
Cynicism - -.077 (p = .219) -.108 (p = .033) - - -
Trait anger - -.095 (p = .028) - -.118 (p = .091) -.080 (p = .032) -.144 (p < .001)
  R2 change = .000 R2 change = .015** R2 change = .006 R2 change = .013** R2 change = .006** R2 change = .020***
  SF-12: PC MacNew: PL SAQ: PL SF-12: MC MacNew: EF Mac New:SF
Block 5       
PICS: DF .130 (p = .049) .220 (p = < .001) .130 (p = .004) .099 (p = .357) .069 (p = .148) .132 (p = .025
PICS: PI -.127 (p = .187) -.089 (p = .276) -.123 (p = .076) -   -.101 (p = 183
Trust in physician - - - .095 (p = .086) .087 (p = .046) .052 (p = .384)
  R2 change = .013* R2 change = .029*** R2 change = .015** R2 change = .022** R2 change = .017** R2 Change = .016**
R 2 .523 .547 .563 .503 .645 .542
  1. Standardized regression coefficients and R2 change with significance, *** p < .001, ** p < .01, * p < .05, - = not in the model. Significant parameters (p < .05) are printed in bold type.