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Table 4 Multivariate analyses of EQ-5D VAS

From: An assessment of quality of life for early phase after adjuvant radiotherapy in breast cancer survivors: a Korean multicenter survey (KROG 14–09)

  Mobility
OR (SE), p value
Self-care
OR (SE), p value
Usual activities
OR (SE), p value
Pain/Discomfort
OR (SE), p value
Anxiety/Depression
OR (SE), p value
Average score
OR (SE), p value
Disease free period       
 (3rd year/1st year)   2.41 (1.13), 0.034   4.48 (1.27), <0.001   2.69 (0.94), 0.004
Axillary dissection       
 (axillary/none)   −1.99 (0.96), 0.039 −3.89 (0.93), <0.001 −3.13 (1.09), 0.004   −2.32 (0.80), 0.004
Physical activity       
 (high/low) 5.42 (1.19), <0.001   2.42 (0.94), 0.010 2.99 (1.11), 0.007   4.06 (0.94), <0.001
 (moderate/low) 4.20 (1.19), <0.001      3.17 (0.93), 0.001
Employment change       
 (employed/employed➔Unemployed) 3.07 (1.01), 0.002 2.08 (0.96), 0.031 2.71 (0.92), 0.003   3.92 (1.10), <0.001 2.57 (0.80). 0.001
Educational status       
 (high/low or middle) 2.66 (1.07), 0.013 2.74 (1.04), 0.008 2.11 (1.00), 0.34    2.10 (0.86), 0.014
Menopausal status       
 (post−/pre-)   −2.24 (1.09), 0.027 −3.67(0.95), <0.001 −3.17 (1.09), 0.004 −2.37 (1.10), 0.031 −2.45 (0.82), 0.003
Household income       
 (low/high) −5.47 (1.05), <0.001 −2.29 (1.00), 0.022 −2.96 (0.97), 0.002 −6.07 (1.44), <0.001 −2.26 (1.07), 0.035 −2.78 (0.83), 0.001
 (low/mid)     −4.15 (1.45), 0.004   
Hobbies       
 (active/rare)   3.44 (1.12), 0.002 3.38 (1.07), 0.002 3.22 (1.27), 0.011 7.55 (1.57), <0.001 3.71 (0.93), <0.001
 (moderate/rare)      2.63 (1.31), 0.045  
Medication of diabetes       
 (yes/no)   −5.01 (1.82), 0.005     
Medication of psychotropic drug       
 (yes/no)    −3.87 (1.71), 0.24 −6.22 (2.03), 0.002 −11.17 (1.99), <0.001 −5.72 (1.49), <0.001
Alcohol consumption       
(yes/no)      −3.07 (1.26), 0.014  
  1. Negative sign is a negative effect and positive sign is a positive effect
  2. Abbreviations: EQ-5D VAS EuroQol group 5-dimensional visual analogue scale questionnaire, OR odd ratio, SE standard error