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Table 5 Multiple regression for the prediction of SF-12v2 subscale scores for respondents 12 months postgas explosion (n = 388)

From: Rate of psychiatric disorders and associations with quality of life among community members following the Kaohsiung gas explosion: an 18-month cross-sectional follow-up study

  Physical Functioning Role Physical Bodily Pain General Health Vitality Social Functioning Role Emotional Mental Health Physical Component Summary Mental Component Summary
β 106.72* 91.33* 100.88* 70.52* 78.85* 81.97* 86.75* 75.75* 56.67* 50.25*
Sex
 Female ref. ref. ref. ref. ref. ref. ref. ref. ref. ref.
 Male − 4.00 −0.64 0.44 3.84 0.56 0.92 −0.85 0.56 −0.15 0.42
Age −0.40* −0.36* − 0.27* −0.45* − 0.15* − 0.11 −0.22* − 0.06 −0.16* − 0.02
Physical Injuries
 No ref. ref. ref. ref. ref. ref. ref. ref. ref. ref.
 Mild or Moderate −8.30* −6.56* −4.33 −10.30* −3.68 2.41 −1.39 −0.14 −3.75* 0.83
 Severe −25.42* −24.84* − 19.23* −13.96* −5.70* −5.57* − 8.03* 0.01 − 10.27* 1.29
Employment
 No ref. ref. ref. ref. ref. ref. ref. ref. ref. ref.
 Yes 4.48 4.72 1.35 1.94 1.43 0.42 5.46* 3.02 0.92 1.30
Current Marital Status
 Single ref. ref. ref. ref. ref. ref. ref. ref. ref. ref.
 Married/Living Together 4.08 2.92 2.80 0.03 −0.58 2.76 2.60 1.78 0.89 0.61
Educational Level
 Junior High School or Below ref. ref. ref. ref. ref. ref. ref. ref. ref. ref.
 Senior High School 7.35* 5.94 7.53* 3.19 2.55 3.93 3.13 4.12 2.60* 1.03
 College or Higher 6.24 3.59 5.16 9.90* −0.56 3.97 1.93 3.56 2.71* 0.61
Religious Beliefs
 No ref. ref. ref. ref. ref. ref. ref. ref. ref. ref.
 Yes −2.85 −2.10 −2.69 −0.62 −1.57 1.91 0.02 −0.42 −1.03 0.38
Financial problems
 No ref. ref. ref. ref. ref. ref. ref. ref. ref. ref.
 Yes −0.04 −4.53 −7.09* −6.37* −6.96* −2.32 −6.36* −7.63* −0.88 −3.42*
Probable MDE (No/Yes) −25.38* −20.36* −14.41* − 22.81* −21.61* − 15.32* − 27.79* −26.40* −5.61* − 11.70*
Probable PTSD (No/Yes) − 0.96 −4.83 −12.36* − 15.52* −19.42* − 12.14* −15.03* − 15.54* −1.26 −8.85*
Adjusted R2 0.31 0.25 0.29 0.29 0.29 0.14 0.30 0.38 0.32 0.33
  1. * < .05