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Table 5 Multivariable Model - Predictors of Quality of Life as Measured By the Short Form (SF)-10 Psychosocial Summary Scores

From: Parent proxy assessment of sibling quality of life following pediatric hematopoietic cell transplantation

Variable Psychosocial summary score
β ± s.e. P-value
Parent Characteristics
 SF-12
  Physical Component Score 0.29 ± 0.15 0.06
  Mental Component Score 0.28 ± 0.12 0.03
  Education 3.23 ± 3.52 0.36
  Income >$40,000 −5.13 ± 2.80 0.07
Family Characteristics
 Total family impact 0.07 ± 0.13 0.58
FACES
 Cohesion 0.89 ± 0.37 0.02
 Flexibility −0.03 ± 0.37 0.94
 Disengaged −0.45 ± 0.29 0.12
 Enmeshed −0.14 ± 0.29 0.63
 Chaotic −0.36 ± 0.25 0.16
Financial Problems −2.00 ± 2.36 0.40
Transplant Characteristics
 Non-malignant diagnosis 0.26 ± 2.51 0.92
 Autologous transplant 4.86 ± 4.30 0.26
 Marrow 5.04 ± 3.11 0.11
 Length of stay 0.04 ± 0.05 0.39
  1. β-coefficient from univariate linear regression
  2. S.E. Standard error
  3. The boldface denotes a p-value < or equal to 0.05.