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Table 4 Multiple linear regression analysis of association between factors and EQ-5D score

From: Factors affecting quality of life in patients on haemodialysis: a cross-sectional study from Palestine

Variables Unstandardised coefficients (B) Standardised coefficients (Beta) P value 95 % CI for B
Age     
 Continuous (1-year units) −0.007 −0.272 <0.001 −0.010– −0.004
Gender     
 Male 0.154 0.177 0.001 0.064–0.244
 Female Reference
BMI     
 Underweight or normal −0.034 −0.039 0.464 −0.124–0.057
 Overweight or obese Reference
Education level     
 University 0.119 0.109 0.042 0.005–0.233
 No formal, primary, secondary Reference
Residency     
 Village 0.121 0.136 0.007 0.033–0.210
 Palestinian refugee camps or city Reference
Occupation     
 Employed 0.009 0.007 0.892 −0.124–0.142
 Unemployed Reference
Number of co-morbid diseases     
 Continuous −0.089 −0.324 <0.001 −0.121– −0.056
Number of chronic medications     
 Continuous −0.018 −0.113 0.039 −0.034– −0.001
  1. Abbreviations: EQ-5D European quality of life scale, SE standard error, BMI body mass index, CI confidence interval