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Table 4 Multiple regression analysis: PCS c , MCS d , OHIP-14 f and OIDP g as dependent variables

From: Oral and general health-related quality of life in patients treated for oral cancer compared to control group

  1:Crude 2: Model 1 + Age + gender + social class 3: Model 2 + PFT 4: Model 3 + Illness
β a [95% CI] p-value β [95% CI] p-value β [95% CI] p-value β [95% CI] p-value
PCSb, c −3.24 [−5.95-(−0.53)] 0.019 −3.87 [−6.40-(−1.33)] 0.003 −2.66 [−5.18-(−0.13)] 0.039 −2.60 [−5.10-(−0.11)] 0.041
MCSb,d −0.81 [−3.22-1.60] 0.509 −0.75 [−3.18-1.69] 0.547 −0.78 [−3.28-1.72] 0.541 −0.77 [−3.27-1.74] 0.547
OHIPe,f 10.62 [6.30-17.90] <0.001 11.44 [6.69-19.55] <0.001 11.78 [6.86-20.21] <0.001 11.63 [6.77-20.01] <0.001
OIDPe,g 18.82 [10.37-34.15] <0.001 21.07 [11.48-38.63] <0.001 21.14 [11.52-38.82] <0.001 21.26 [11.54-39.13] <0.001
  1. aDifferences between oral cancer survivors (n = 142) and controls (n = 142); bLinear regression; cPCS: Physical Component Summary; dMCS: Mental Component Summary; eOrdinal logistic regression; fOHIP: Oral Health Impact Profile; gOIDP: Oral Impacts on Daily Performances.