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Table 3 Multivariate regression model for factors associated with QoL (PCS and MCS) in multimorbidity population

From: Health related quality of life in multimorbidity: a primary-care based study from Odisha, India

Variables Categories PCS Adjusted coefficient [95%CI] Constant =43.15 MCSAdjusted coefficient [95%CI] Constant =41.36
Gender Men Reference Reference
Women 0.43 [− 0.97 to 1.84] 0.74 [−1.13 to 2.66]
Place of living Urban Reference Reference
Rural −0.80 [− 2.69 to 1.09] − 0.74 [− 3.82 to 2.34]
Ethnicity Aboriginal Reference Reference
Non-aboriginal 1.43 [−0.19 to 3.06] −0.89 [− 3.12 to 1.33]
Education Secondary and above Reference Reference
Illiterate 1.84 [0.14 to 3.54]* −2.71 [−5.21 to −0.24]*
Primary completed 1.23 [−0.21 to 2.67] − 3.43 [−5.54 to −1.32]*
Socio-economic status Below poverty line Reference Reference
Above poverty line −0.24 [−1.56 to 1.08] 0.23 [−1.60 to 2.06]
Marital status Married Reference Reference
Unmarried 0.42 [−1.96 to 2.81] −0.44 [− 3.63 to 2.76]
Facility Public Reference Reference
Private 0.69 [−0.42 to 1.81] −0.38 [−1.95 to 1.20]
Age group (years) 18–29 Reference Reference
30–39 −0.26 [−2.71 to 2.20] 4.62 [− 0.38 to 9.62]
40–49 −1.14 [−3.36 to 1.07] 2.84 [− 2.10 to 7.79]
50–59 −0.56 [− 2.92 to 1.80] 1.67 [− 3.32 to 6.66]
60–69 − 0.95 [− 3.37 to 1.47] 3.05 [− 2.06 to 8.17]
≥70 − 0.86 [− 3.53 to 1.81] 2.68 [−2.67 to 8.05]
  1. *false discovery rate adjusted P value < 0.05