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Table 7 Factors associated with Environment Domain of QOL in Multivariate Analysis

From: A cross-sectional study on quality of life among the elderly in non-governmental organizations’ elderly homes in Kuala Lumpur

Variable B S.E. Beta t P-value 95 % C.I
Lower Upper
Gender        
 Female ref ref ref ref ref ref ref
 Male 0.41 0.31 0.07 1.30 0.195 -0.21 1.04
Outdoor leisure activity        
 Yes ref ref ref ref ref ref ref
 No 0.48 0.36 0.08 1.33 0.185 -0.23 1.20
Physical activity        
 Yes ref ref ref ref ref ref ref
 No 0.44 0.33 0.08 1.32 0.188 -0.21 1.11
Duration of residence        
 < 2 years ref ref ref ref ref ref ref
 ≥ 2 years 0.53 0.31 0.10 1.74 0.083 0.07 1.15
Type of accommodation        
 Ward ref ref ref ref ref ref ref
 Twin-sharing 0.86 0.51 0.10 1.66 0.097 0.15 1.88
Chronic co-morbidities        
 Yes ref ref ref ref ref ref ref
 No 0.87 0.42 0.12 2.02 0.044 0.02 1.71
Social support        
 Low ref ref ref ref ref ref ref
 High/medium 2.18 0.33 0.42 6.60 <0.0001 1.53 2.84
  1. Multiple linear regression was used for analysis and p-value <0.05 was considered statistically significant