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Table 3 Multiple linear regression equations having PCS and MCS (%) as dependent variable in 329 military policemen

From: Factors associated with health-related quality of life of military policemen in Salvador, Brazil: cross-sectional study

Predictor in the equation (referent) Equation 1 (Dependent = PCS) Equation 2 (Dependent = MCS)
ba Std error of b P Betab ba Std error of b P Betab
Education (Grad/postgrad.)  − 0.248 0.939 0.792  − 0.014 0.043 2.981 0.974 0.002
Marital status (Married)  − 0.583 0.934 0.533  − 0.035 0.078 1.303 0.952 0.003
Police rank (Officer) 1.189 2.294 0.605 0.038 3.044 3.181 0.339 0.069
Income (> 6 Min. wages)  − 2.515 2.076 0.227  − 0.090  − 3.273 2.880 0.257  − 0.082
Car ownership (Yes)  − 0.776 0.989 0.433  − 0.043  − 1.644 1.372 0.232  − 0.065
Housing ownership (Yes) 0.306 0.943 0.746 0.018 0.308 1.309 0.814 0.012
Working day (≤ 8 h/day)  − 1.139 1.136 0.317  − 0.056 0.190 1.576 0.904 0.007
Vigorous physical activity (3 − 7 times/week)  − 1.327 0.881 0.133  − 0.081  − 0.574 1.222 0.639  − 0.025
Obese (Normal/overweight)  − 1.532 1.299 0.239  − 0.065 0.840 1.802 0.641 0.025
Smoking (No/ex-smoker)  − 1.338 1.912 0.485  − 0.038 0.745 2.652 0.779 0.015
Age group (35–54 years)  − 0.932 0.928 0.316  − 0.057 3.532 1.288 0.006 0.151
Excessive alcohol consumption (No)  − 1.213 1.747 0.488  − 0.039  − 5.354 2.423 0.028  − 0.120
Poor Work Ability (No)  − 7.386 1.484  < 0.001  − 0.275  − 12.755 2.058  < 0.001  − 0.334
Constant 52.733 2.149  < 0.001 46.467 4.205  < 0.001
  1. aRegression coefficient b
  2. bStandardized coefficient Beta