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Table 3 Estimated ORs of each symptom among the EQ-5D dimensions

From: Interrelationships among common symptoms in the elderly and their effects on health-related quality of life: a cross-sectional study in rural Korea

   EQ-5D dimensions
Mobility Self-care Usual activities Pain/discomfort Anxiety/depression
Symptoms Fatigue 2.179** (1.680 to 2.827) 1.678** (1.186 to 2.375) 1.762** (1.366 to 2.271) 2.167** (1.670 to 2.811) 1.986** (1.533 to 2.571)
Pain 2.996** (2.301 to 3.902) 1.643** (1.149 to 2.350) 1.993** (1.538 to 2.583) 3.106** (2.376 to 4.060) 1.498** (1.154 to 1.944)
Sleep disturbance 1.737** (1.311 to 2.301) 1.596** (1.142 to 2.231) 1.394* (1.071 to 1.814) 1.585** (1.187 to 2.118) 2.573** (1.977 to 3.351)
Indigestion 1.126 (0.835 to 1.517) 1.258 (0.872 to 1.813) 1.320 (0.993 to 1.754) 1.864** (1.348 to 2.578) 1.502** (1.134 to 1.988)
Depression/anger/anxiety 1.187 (0.874 to 1.612) 1.376 (0.963 to 1.967) 1.340* (1.007 to 1.784) 1.788** (1.285 to 2.490) 5.843** (4.309 to 7.923)
  1. The probability of reporting moderate or extreme problems in the respective EQ-5D dimension was used as the dependent variable. All estimates were adjusted for gender, age, income, education, and solitary living. *, p < 0.05; **, p < 0.01