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Table 4 Regression coefficients from a multiple linear regression analysis model analyzing determinates of EQ-VAS score

From: The impact of type 2 diabetes on health related quality of life in Bangladesh: results from a matched study comparing treated cases with non-diabetic controls

Parameter β-coefficients [95 % CI] P-value
Intercept 63.1 [57.5; 68.7] <.0001
Male (ref = female) 4.2* [0.5; 7.9] 0.0281
BMI (ref = normal)
 Overweight 1.6 [−1.8; 4.9] 0.3586
 Obese 1.4 [−3.4; 6.2] 0.5633
Education (ref = no formal education)
 Primary 2.4 [−2.6; 7.4] 0.3466
 Secondary 3.6 [−0.8; 8.0] 0.1113
 Higher secondary and above 6.4* [1.5; 11.4] 0.0113
Income (ref = Q1)
 Q2 2.8 [−1.5; 7.1] 0.1991
 Q3 3.4 [−1.0; 7.9] 0.1265
 Q4 5.7* [1.3; 10.1] 0.0113
Married 0.6 [−3.4; 4.5] 0.7766
Unemployed/retired 3.2 [−1.5; 8.0] 0.1846
smoking 1.0 [−2.9; 4.9] 0.6167
Diabetes duration (ref = <5 years)
 5–10 years −4.7* [−8.5; −0.8] 0.0180
  > 10 years −6.3*[−9.9; −2.6] 0.0009
Comorbidities
 Cardiovascular diseases −2.0 [−7.2; 3.2] 0.4490
 Kidney diseases −1.4 [−6.8; 4.0] 0.6017
 Neurological diseases −4.5 [−11.0; 1.9] 0.1691
 Eye problems −0.6 [−3.8; 2.6] 0.7195
 Foot ulcer −13.5*[−21.9; −5.1] 0.0017
  1. R2 of the model = 0.108; *p-value <0.05