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Table 6 Coefficients of multivariable linear regression examining the association between smoking cessation time a QOL indicators. Uberaba, Brazil

From: Differences in quality of life among older adults in Brazil according to smoking status and nicotine dependence

Variables WHOQOL-BREF WHOQOL-OLD
Physical Psychological Social relationship Environmental Sensory abilities Autonomy Past, present and future activities Social participation Death and Dying Intimacy
Cessation in years 0.1 0.2*** 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.1
Sex
 Female (ref)           
 Male 0.2 4.5** 3.5** 3.7** −4.1 0.2 0.8 2.4 2.1 5.8**
Age groups
 60–69 years 0.9 −1.1 −2.8 −2.1 6.3 1.1 1.5 −0.6 −2.9 0.4
 70–79 years 3.0 2.2 −1.1 −0.8 2.0 2.8 2.1 3.2 −1.0 0.4
 80 years or more (ref)           
Education
 Illiterate −5.6* −3.6 0.2 −7.3** −5.0 −6.4** −2.3 −4.6 5.9 −1.4
 1–4 years −6.4** −5.9*** −0.2 −6.1** −1.3 −6.0** −4.2 −3.6 4.6 −3.9
Health conditions
 0–4 (ref)           
 5 or more diseases −11.7*** −4.0** −2.0 −3.0* −7.4*** − 3.6** −0.8 − 4.1** −4.7 − 1.5
Constant 70.4*** 66.8*** 71.6*** 65.2*** 73.6*** 69.8*** 67.5*** 67.5*** 70.1*** 66.8***
R2           
  1. Note: ref. – reference categories. *P < 0.10; **P < 0.05; ***P < 0.01