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Table 5 Regression coefficients from multiple linear regression analysis on the association between diabetes status and EQ-VAS score including an interaction-term ‘diabetes*unemployed/retired’

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

Basic model (R2 = 0.192)
Covariates β-coefficients [95 % CI] p-value
Intercept 80.4 [74.1; 86.7] <.0001
Diabetes (yes) −12.7 [−14.8; −10.6] <.0001
Age −0.2 [−0.3; −0.1] 0.0006
Male (ref = female) 4.7 [2.4; 7] <.0001
BMI (ref = <25)
 Overweight (25–30) 0.9 [−1.2; 2.9] 0.4168
 Obese (>30) −1 [−4.1; 2.1] 0.5117
Education (ref = no formal education)
 Primary 3.3 [−0.1; 6.6] 0.0536
 Secondary 4.5 [1.4; 7.5] 0.0039
 Higher secondary and above 7.2 [4; 10.5] <.0001
Income (ref = Q1)
 Q2 2.4 [−0.3; 5.1] 0.0834
 Q3 2.2 [−0.6; 5] 0.1240
 Q4 5.1 [2.2; 8] 0.0006
Married (vs single) 0.5 [−2.2; 3.2] 0.7083
Unemployed/retired −7.0 [−12.1; −1.9] 0.0075
Smoking 0.1 [−2.3; 2.5] 0.9303
Diabetes*unemployed/retired 10.1 [3.9; 16.3] 0.0014
  1. Results from multiple linear regression based on n = 591 cases and n = 591 controls; * p-value <0.05