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Table 4 Factors affecting the individual domains of quality of life in EQ-5D-3 L questionnaire – logistic regression, forward stepwise method

From: Factors influencing quality of life in patients followed in the neurosonology laboratory for carotid stenosis

Question/ Domain Factora OR 95 CI P value
DOM1 Age (per 1 year) 0.962 0.929–0.996 0.028
Gender
 - female reference   
 - male 0.492 0.285–0.851 0.011
Social situation
 - living alone reference   
 - living with a family member 1.322 0.775–2.758 0.152
 - living with a partner 2.037 1.052–3.953 0.035
Education level
 - primary reference   
 - secondary without graduation 1.201 0.610–2.219 0.385
 - secondary with graduation 1.448 1.108–1.893 0.007
 - tertiary 1.319 0.698–2.441 0.208
Body mass index (per 1 unit) 0.895 0.839–0.955 0.001
Pain (per 1 point in the Visual pain scale) 0.638 0.567–0.718 < 0.001
DOM2 Pain (per 1 point in the Visual pain scale) 0.750 0.646–0.871 < 0.001
DOM3 Pain (per 1 point in the Visual pain scale) 0.718 0.644–0.801 < 0.001
DOM4 Pain (per 1 point in the Visual pain scale) 0.505 0.429–0.594 < 0.001
DOM5 Gender
 - female reference   
 - male 1.741 1.089–2.783 0.021
Pain (per 1 point in the Visual pain scale) 0.721 0.651–0.798 < 0.001
Health status Education level
 - primary reference   
 - secondary without graduation 1.098 0.504–1.944 0.612
 - secondary with graduation 1.332 1.041–1.705 0.023
 - tertiary 1.297 0.649–2.168 0.428
Systolic blood pressure (per 10 mmHg) 0.787 0.650–0.953 0.014
Pain (per 1 point in the Visual pain scale) 0.782 0.708–0.864 < 0.001
  1. a- only factors significantly influencing the corresponding question or domain with p < 0.05 are mentioned; EQ-5D-3 L: DOM1 – mobility domain; DOM2 – self-care domain; DOM3 – usual activities domain; DOM4 – pain/discomfort domain; DOM5 – anxiety/depression domain