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Table 4 Mulitvariate Analysis with Change in SF12v2 MCS (Baseline to Six Months) as the Dependent Variable

From: Factors influencing changes in health related quality of life of caregivers of persons with multiple chronic conditions

Parameter B Std. Error 95 % Wald Confidence Interval Hypothesis Test
Lower Upper Wald Chi-Square df Sig.
(Intercept) −11.722 8.034 −27.468 4.025 2.129 1 0.145
Caregiver Sex = male −2.413 1.759 −5.861 1.036 1.880 1 0.170
Caregiver Sex = female 0a       
Caregiver age < 65 −2.317 1.843 −5.930 1.296 1.580 1 0.209
Caregiver age ≥ 65 0a       
Relationship spouse/partner −0.208 1.7839 −3.704 3.288 0.014 1 0.907
Relationship [other] 0a       
Change General Self-efficacy (baseline to six months) 0.728 0.159 0.417 1.040 21.019 1 0.001*
Change Zarit Burden Inventory (baseline to six months) −0.570 0.099 −0.765 −0.374 32.556 1 0.001*
Masculine Bem Sex Role Inventory 0.162 0.072 0.020 0.303 5.027 1 0.025*
Feminine Bem Sex Role Inventory 0.079 0.099 −0.117 0.274 0.621 1 0.431
Neutral Bem Sex role Inventory 0.058 0.154 −0.243 0.359 0.142 1 0.706
(Scale) 70.309 7.3502 57.283 86.297    
  1. areference
  2. *Significant ≤0.05