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Table 3 Predictors emerging through the assessment of baseline vs. early post-biopsy measurement

From: Health-related Quality of Life in Vacuum-Assisted Breast Biopsy: short-term effects, long-term effects and predictors

Dimensions where early post-biopsy measurement denoted worse health status than baseline
Dimensions/scores Category or increment OR or Coeff. §
(95%CI)
p
EQ-5D Usual activities   OR (95% CI)  
Biopsy season summer→autumn/spring→winter 8.65 (1.99-37.51) 0.004
SF-36 RP   Coeff. (95% CI)  
Number of prior caesarean sections 1 procedure increase -12.3 (-24.8, +0.2) 0.053
Dimensions where baseline measurement denoted worse health status than early post-biopsy*
EQ-5D Anxiety/depression   OR (95% CI)  
Mastalgia yes vs no 3.22 (1.11-9.35) 0.032
EQ-5D index (TTO)   Coeff. (95% CI)  
Age 10 year increase -0.06 (-0.12, -0.01) 0.025
Personal income 100 euro increase 0.008 (-0.0004, 0.016) 0.061
Mastalgia yes vs no -0.16 (-0.27, -0.04) 0.010
EQ-5D index (VAS)   Coeff. (95% CI)  
Age 10 year increase -0.02 (-0.04, -0.003) 0.014
Mastalgia yes vs no -0.05 (-0.09, -0.01) 0.017
  1. * The analysis was performed on baseline values
  2. §Coeff. was yielded from linear regression, OR (odds ratio) was derived from logistic regression in the case of EQ-5D Usual activities and from ordinal logistic regression in the case of EQ-5D Anxiety/depression.