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Table 4 Health-related OPQOL sub-score as predictor of any fall, nursing home placement and death at multivariate analyses.

From: Older People's Quality of Life (OPQOL) scores and adverse health outcomes at a one-year follow-up. A prospective cohort study on older outpatients living in the community in Italy

Adverse health outcomes Health-related OPQOL sub-score
(lowest quartile vs rest)
Model adjusted for:
age, sex,
education, income, living status,
CIRS m score, dementia, depression,
severe dependence in the BADLs,
frailty syndrome
(n= 210)
Health-related OPQOL sub-score
(lowest quartile vs rest)
Model adjusted for:
age, sex,
education, income, living status,
CIRS m score, dementia, depression,
any fall in the past year
(n= 184)
  Odds Ratio (95% CI) P Odds Ratio (95% CI) P
Any fall    2.36 (1.16-4.82) 0.018
Nursing home placement 10.03 (1.25-80.54) 0.030   
Death 4.23 (1.06-16.81) 0.041   
  1. Notes: OPQOL = Older People's Quality of Life questionnaire; CIRS m = Cumulative Illness Rating Scale morbidity; BADL = basic activities of daily living; CI = confidence interval.