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Table 4 Factors influencing HRQoL impairment

From: The association of socioeconomic and clinical characteristics with health-related quality of life in patients with psoriasis: a cross-sectional study

Variables Crude odds ratio (95% CI) Adjusted odds ratio (95% CI)
Female 2.812 (1.593–4.963) 1.996 (1.048–3.800)
Age of 40 years or older 0.693 (0.423–1.136) 1.311 (0.719–2.389)
BSA ≥ 10% 2.174 (1.292–3.657) 1.383 (0.739–2.589)
Annual income ≥ USD 48,000 0.354 (0.220–0.568) 0.471 (0.276–0.804)
Experience of quitting jobs due to psoriasis 3.750 (2.173–6.472) 2.158 (1.172–3.972)
Psoriasis on neck 3.399 (1.935–5.969) 2.304 (1.199–4.428)
Use of oral drugs for psoriasis 2.777 (1.728–4.464) 2.036 (1.204–3.443)
Use of oriental medicines for psoriasis 2.027 (1.209–3.399) 1.859 (1.035–3.341)
  1. Dermatology life quality index cutoff score for severe quality of life impairment: ≥11, HRQoL health-related quality of life, BSA body surface area, CI confidence interval