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Table 3 Multiple linear regressions, by gender, with Global NHP score as the dependent variable.

From: Gender differences in health related quality of life of young heroin users

  Women Men Total
  N = 262 N = 680 N = 929
  beta Standardised beta p value beta Standardised beta p value beta Standardised beta p value
Constant 13.302   0.183 11.763   0.094 15.690   0.007
Men        -7.628 -0.144 0.000
Age -0.218 -0.033 0.648 0.246 0.033 0.380 0.279 0.039 0.231
Work †     -5.095 -0.103 0.003 -5.056 -0.100 0.001
Educational level > = Secondary     -6.251 -0.133 0.000 -5.509 -0.116 0.000
Living arrangements † (ref.:flats)          
Squats     -6.255 -0.093 0.012 -5.025 -0.078 0.016
Homeless or institution     -1.608 -0.025 0.495 0.004 0.000 0.998
Ever confined to bed †     5.728 0.119 0.001 5.101 0.106 0.000
SDS* Heroin 2.144 0.301 0.000 1.813 0.259 0.000 1.899 0.268 0.000
SDS Cocaine 1.049 0.188 0.001 1.264 0.221 0.000 1.209 0.212 0.000
Length cocaine use 0.915 0.153 0.033       
Drug treatment (ref.: never)          
Before last year     -3.114 -0.053 0.223 -1.963 -0.032 0.374
Methadone last year     -5.622 -0.115 0.014 -4.880 -0.100 0.012
Other last year     -4.244 -0.063 0.125 -2.590 -0.037 0.275
Psychiatric treatment †     9.330 0.100 0.004 7.330 0.082 0.005
Overdoses †     7.113 0.082 0.019 5.413 0.061 0.038
HIV+     8.356 0.132 0.000 -0.788 -0.013 0.805
Alcohol consumption (g/day) 0.055 0.200 0.000     0.023 0.080 0.007
Men * HIV +        9.160 0.124 0.016
Adjusted R2 0.227 0.227 0.236
  1. * SDS: Severity of Dependence Scale
  2. † last 12 months