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Table 4 a and b. Multivariable linear regression coefficients for the log-transformed CarerQoL utility and VAS score after 6 and 12 months follow-up

From: Quality of life of caregivers of breast cancer patients: a cross-sectional evaluation

  CarerQoL utility score CarerQoL VAS score
  Beta Std. error Sig Beta Std. error Sig
(a) T = 6 months
Age breast cancer patient − 7.289E−5 0.001 0.924 0.001 0.001 0.092
Relationship between caregiver and breast cancer patient 0.020 0.018 0.278 -0.008 0.021 0.718
Chemotherapy − 0.063 0.018 0.001* − 0.044 0.020 0.038*
Radiotherapy 0.036 0.030 0.242 0.058 0.035 0.1
Adjuvant endocrine therapy − 0.002 0.017 0.920 0.019 0.019 0.334
Type of surgery       
Lumpectomy Ref    Ref   
Mastectomy 0.044 0.026 0.091 0.028 0.030 0.352
Reconstruction 0.035 0.037 0.341 0.039 0.042 0.360
(b) T = 12 months
Age breast cancer patient − 3.433E−5 0.001 0.977 − 0.001 0.003 0.778
Relationship between caregiver and breast cancer patient − 0.002 0.028 0.954 − 0.031 0.070 0.656
Chemotherapy − 0.010 0.031 0.758 − 0.042 0.079 0.601
Radiotherapy − 0.061 0.051 0.237 − 0.091 0.128 0.484
Adjuvant endocrine therapy − 0.009 0.028 0.735 0.018 0.070 0.797
Type of surgery       
Lumpectomy Ref    Ref   
Mastectomy − 0.032 0.046 0.701 − 0.011 0.115 0.925
Reconstruction − 0.033 0.062 0.591 − 0.117 0.155 0.455
  1. *Significance at the level 0.05 (two-tailed)