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Table 4 Association between factors and EQ-5D-5L score using multiple linear regression analysis

From: Impact of socio-demographic and clinical characteristics on functional disability and health-related quality of life in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a cross-sectional study from Palestine

Variables Standardized coefficients (beta) p value
Age   
Continuous (1-year units) − 0.082 0.124
Gender   
Male 0.083 0.174
Female Ref  
Body mass index   
Normal − 0.053 0.309
Overweight or obese Ref  
Residency   
City 0.084 0.076
Others Ref  
Work status   
Unemployed − 0.135 0.036
Employed Ref  
Income   
Moderate and High 0.148 0.004
Low Ref  
Education   
University 0.034 0.586
No formal, primary, secondary Ref  
Diagnosis delay   
No 0.072 0.132
Yes Ref  
Morning stiffness   
No 0.076 0.185
Yes Ref  
Night pain   
No 0.276 < 0.001
Yes Ref  
Comorbid diseases   
No 0.211 < 0.001
Yes Ref  
Conventional DMARDs   
No − 0.033 0.603
Yes Ref  
Etanercept use   
No − 0.153 0.017
Yes Ref  
  1. DMARDs disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs, EQ-5D European Quality of life scale, SE standard error