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Table 5 Multivariate regression analysis – dependent variables: Short Form – 36 physical component summary (a) and Short Form – 36 mental component summary (b)

From: Health-related quality of life and its influencing factors in adult patients with localized scleroderma - a cross-sectional study

(a) Independent variableRegression coefficientStandard errort-statisticsP
Age at Survey−0.400.12−3.250.0025
Age at Disease Onset0.190.121.650.1048
Symptoms (e.g. pruritus)−8.131.99−4.09< 0.001
Musculoskeletal manifestations−8.333.76−2.210.0313
LoSCAT summary score−0.0100.08−0.230.8203
(b) Independent variableRegression coefficientStandard errort-statisticsP
Residence: urban, less than 10.000 of people−0.073.54−0.020.9837
Residence: urban, more than 10.000 and less than 100,000 of people−0.162.23−0.070.9416
Residence: urban, 100.000 or more of people6.062.892.100.0387