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Table 3 Linear regression analyses for change of total scores and the four subscales of the CLVQOL

From: Vision-related quality of life and visual outcomes from cataract surgery in patients with vision-threatening diabetic retinopathy: a prospective observational study

   GL M PA RFA Summary
Postoperative logMAR VA β −6.5*** −2.0 −9.0*** −10.8*** −28.3***
  95%CI −10.0, −3.1 −4.4, 0.5 −11.2, −6.8 −16.3, −5.2 −39.0, −17.5
Change of logMAR VA β −13.5*** −8.9*** −6.8*** −24.6*** −53.7***
  95%CI −18.8, −8.1 −12.7, −5.0 −10.3, −3.3 −33.3, −15.9 −70.5, −37.0
Bilateral surgery β 3.4* 2.6** 1.5 7.4** 14.8***
  95%CI 0.8, 6.0 0.8, 4.4 −0.2, 3.1 3.2, 11.5 6.8, 22.8
Duration of DR (years)
 1–5   Reference Reference Reference Reference Reference
 6–10 β 0.4 0.1 −0.7 0.6 0.3
  95%CI −1.9, 2.7 −1.6, 1.7 −2.2, 0.8 −3.1, 4.3 −6.8, 7.5
 11–15 β −1.8 −2.0 −2.1 −4.5 −10.3
  95%CI −5.3, 1.8 −4.6, 0.5 −4.4, 0.2 −10.2, 1.3 −21.4, 0.8
 16–20 β −4.5 −5.5* −5.2** −13.9** −29.1**
  95%CI −10.5, 1.5 −9.8, −1.2 −9.1, −1.3 −23.6, −4.2 −47.9, −10.4
  1. Adjusted for age, gender and education level
  2. *stands for P < 0.05, **stands for P < 0.01, and ***stands for P < 0.001
  3. GL General vision and lighting, M Mobility, PA psychological adjustment, RFA Reading, fine work and activities of daily living