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Table 2 Parameter estimates, robust regression, VAS as dependent variable

From: Valuing health-related quality of life: systematic variation in health perception

  Estimate Std. error Pr(>|t|) Significance
 (Intercept) 98.3150 2.2046 0.0000 ***
 Sex −0.8091 0.2861 0.0047 **
 Age −0.2063 0.0115 0.0000 ***
Education
 Low Reference
 Medium 0.7643 0.3260 0.0191 *
 High 0.9874 0.3767 0.0088 **
Employment status
 Unemployed Reference
 Employed 4.0233 2.1912 0.0664 .
 No answer 3.8399 2.1863 0.0791 .
 Public servant 4.1347 2.3132 0.0740 .
 Self-employed 3.9145 2.2546 0.0826 .
 Worker 3.9608 2.2051 0.0725 .
BMI
 Normal weight Reference
 Underweight 0.7083 0.6040 0.2410  
 Overweight −1.6191 0.3009 0.0000 ***
 Obesity class I −3.1870 0.8692 0.0002 ***
 Obesity class II −3.1904 1.6789 0.0575 .
 Obesity class III −9.0364 3.0929 0.0035 **
Disease affliction Binary
 Allergy 0.1723 1.9057 0.9280  
 Asthma −3.6867 2.9752 0.2154  
 Cold 1.0383 1.2530 0.4073  
 Diabetes −8.4187 2.2352 0.0002 ***
 Flu 1.4430 1.3633 0.2899  
 Heart disease −6.1609 2.8770 0.0323 *
 Hypertension −2.6707 1.5183 0.0787 .
 Gut 0.9271 1.5420 0.5477  
 Migraine −0.4713 1.2814 0.7131  
 Musculoskeletal disease −3.3929 1.5141 0.0251 *
 Periodontal disease 0.5671 1.4143 0.6885  
 Skin disease −1.2974 2.5502 0.6110  
 Thyroid disease −1.9188 2.4029 0.4246  
 One disease −3.2772 1.2155 0.0070 **
 Two diseases −3.8294 2.1846 0.0797 .
 Three diseases −4.8167 3.5382 0.1735  
 Four diseases −8.2427 5.5741 0.1393  
  1. Significance levels:. p < 0.1, * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01, *** p < 0.001