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Table 5 Multivariable linear regression model for factors associated with overall QoL in multimorbidity population in the monk healer setting, primary care setting and overall

From: Chronic conditions, multimorbidity, and quality of life among patients attending monk healers and primary care clinics in Thailand

Variable Monk healer Primary care All
Adjusted Coef (95% CI) Adjusted Coef (95% CI) Adjusted Coef (95% CI)
Health care setting  
 Monk healer    Reference
 Health centre    6.18 (2.93 to 9.42)***
Age in years 0.17 (− 0.03 to 0.37) 0.03 (− 0.13 to 0.19) 0.14 (0.02 to 0.27)*
Sex
 Female Reference Reference Reference
 Male − 7.63 (− 13.24 to − 2.02)** 2.38 (− 1.73 to 6.50) − 2.15 (− 5.59 to 1.28)
Formal education
 Primary or less Reference Reference Reference
 Secondary 1.31 (3.90 to 7.70)** 1.63 (− 3.90 to 7.15) 1.32 (− 2.93 to 5.55)
 Post-secondary 8.25 (1.43 to 14.29)** 10.77 (3.99 to 17.65)** 8.77 (4.51 to 13.05)***
Marital status
 Single/divorced/widowed Reference Reference Reference
 Married/cohabiting 5.52 (0.85 to 10.19)* − 1.99 (− 6.41 to 2.44) 2.47 (− 7.77 to 5.71)
Employment status
 No Reference Reference Reference
 Yes 2.50 (− 2.30 to 7.30) 5.25 (1.43 9.07)** 3.80 (0.69 to 6.90)*
In debt
 No/little Reference Reference Reference
 High 1.73 (− 3.14 to 6.60) − 3.73 (− 7.52 0.05) − 0.88 (− 3.98 to 2.23)
  1. Coef Coefficient
  2. ***p > 0.001; **p < 0.01; *p < 0.05