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Table 3 Regression coefficients and standard error (in parentheses) based on multiple linear regression analysis of each facet of HRQOL in patients with Barrett’s esophagus, and age-, sex-, municipality-, marriage- and education-matched healthy referents

From: Health-related quality of life in patients with Barrett’s esophagus

Domains Facets BE (yes/no) Age (year) Sex (female/male) Marriage (yes/no) Drinking (yes/no) Smoking (yes/no) BMI (kg/m2) Education (>12/≤12 years)
Physical Pain and discomfort −1.81** (0.12) - - - 0.32* (0.14) −0.31* (0.14) - -
Energy and fatigue - 0.0093* (0.0046) −0.39* (0.14) - - - - -
Sleep and rest −0.72** (0.13) - - - - - - -
Mobility - - - 0.38* (0.13) - - - 0.27* (0.13)
Activities of daily living - - −0.28* (0.12) 0.25* (0.12) - - - -
Dependence on medication or treatments −2.31** (0.13) - - - - - - -
Working capacity - - - - - - - 0.27* (0.11)
Psychological Thinking, learning, memory & concentration - 0.0097* (0.0048) −0.45* (0.15) - - - - -
Self-esteem - - −0.28* (0.12) - - - - -
Body image & appearance - - −0.30* (0.15) - −1.32** (0.20) −1.35** (0.12) - -
Negative feelings −0.89** (0.12) −0.0098* (0.0049) - - - - - -
Positive feelings 0.27* (0.12) - - - - - - -
Spirituality/religion/personal beliefs) 0.32* (0.12) - - 0.45** (0.15) - - - -
Social Social support - - −0.23* (0.11) 0.25 (0.11) - - −0.030* (0.014) -
Personal relationships 0.21* (0.10) - - - - - - -
Sexual activity - −0.0096* (0.0041) - 0.63** (0.13) - - −0.032* (0.014) -
Being respected & accepted - - −0.25* (0.12) - - - - -
Environment Financial resources 0.29* (0.13) 0.014* (0.0055) - - - - - 0.46** (0.16)
Physical safety and security 0.29* (0.11) 0.011* (0.0042) - - - - - -
Home environment 0.24* (0.10) 0.013** (0.0037) - - - - - -
Health and social care: availability and quality 0.35** (0.092) - - - - - - -
Physical environment 0.27* (0.12) 0.018** (0.0048) −0.29* (0.15) - - - - -
Opportunities for acquiring new information and skills 0.33* (0.13) - - 0.30* (0.15) - - −0.037* (0.019) 0.45** (0.14)
Participation in & opportunities for recreation or leisure - 0.015* (0.0057) - - - - - 0.41* (0.17)
Transport 0.28** (0.092) 0.0088* (0.0038) - - - - - 0.27* (0.11)
Eating 0.38** (0.10) - - - - −0.24* (0.11) - -
  1. * P < 0.05; ** P < 0.005