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Table 2 Multiple stepwise linear regression of QOL among empty nesters in Shanxi, China

From: Exploring the influencing factors of quality of life among the empty nesters in Shanxi, China: a structural equation model

Independent variables Unstandardized coefficients (β) Standard error Standardized coefficients (β) t P
(constant) 45.483 1.718   26.467  < 0.001
Exercise frequency 2.264 0.248 0.133 9.112  < 0.001
Monthly income 1.813 0.258 0.107 7.014  < 0.001
Age − 3.084 0.342 − 0.122 − 9.028  < 0.001
Relationship with children 1.211 0.215 0.081 5.633  < 0.001
Physical examination frequency 1.104 0.242 0.066 4.562  < 0.001
Attention to daily nutritional health 1.393 0.338 0.060 4.119  < 0.001
Drinking status 1.112 0.372 0.044 2.985 0.003
Education 0.735 0.218 0.052 3.379 0.001
Relationship with spouse 0.876 0.248 0.051 3.537  < 0.001
Gender − 1.405 0.512 − 0.041 − 2.744 0.006