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Table 4 Association between health-related quality of life and socioeconomic factors according to gender (adjusted for age, marital status, weight change, diabetes, high cholesterol, hypertension, smoking status, and diagnosis)

From: Socioeconomic inequalities in health-related quality of life between men and women, 5 years after a coronary angiography

  Men Women
  Estimate (Standard error) Estimate (Standard error)
Self-rated Health
 Education Level
  Primary -0.32 (0.08)a -0.20 (0.20)
  Secondary -0.15 (0.07)c 0.02 (0.19)
  Tertiary ref. ref.
 Living conditions
  Difficult living conditions -0.36 (0.08)a -0.57 (0.15)a
  Easy leaving conditions ref. ref.
Quality of life
 Education level
  Primary -0.35 (0.07)a -0.43 (0.18)c
  Secondary -0.26 (0.07)b -0.39 (0.18)c
  Tertiary ref. ref.
 Living conditions
  Difficult living conditions -0.53 (0.08)a -0.33 (0.14)c
  Easy leaving conditions ref. ref.
WHOQOL-BREF physical domain
 Education level
  Primary -7.17 (1.87)a -17.23 (4.56)b
  Secondary -2.60 (1.67) -10.69 (4.35)c
  Tertiary ref. ref.
 Living conditions
  Difficult living conditions -11.27 (1.83)a -12.22 (3.58)b
  Easy leaving conditions ref. ref.
WHOQOL-BREF psychological domain
 Education level
  Primary -5.87 (1.74)b -6.21 (4.18)
  Secondary -2.72 (1.55) -1.50 (4.00)
  Tertiary ref. ref.
 Living conditions
  Difficult living conditions -10.14 (1.71)a -15.20 (3.28)a
  Easy leaving conditions ref. ref.
  1. a<0.0001, b<0.01, c<0.05
  2. Source: Monitoring and Dynamics of health status through the Risk Factors for Cardiovascular disease (MDYNRFC) Survey, 2013/2014