International Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease / 2016 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Assessment of Health-Related Quality of Life for Caregivers of Alzheimer’s Disease Patients

Table 4

Results from multiple linear regression models that evaluated sociodemographics, financial status, chronic diseases, habitation conditions, aggravation of illness, kinship, and weekly care.

Factor(s):ZUNG scorePCSMCS
b ± SE, pb ± SE, pb ± SE, p

Age (in years)−0,115 ± 0,078, (0.145)−0.073 ± 0.081, (0.369)0.171 ± 0.113, (0.132)
Men versus women4,782 ± 1,815, (0.009)−3.215 ± 1.864, (0.087)−5.489 ± 2.609, (0.037)
Primary versus middle/higher education0.372 ± 1.224, (0.761)0.502 ± 1.263, (0.691)−0.212 ± 1.768, (0.905)
Normotensive versus hypertensive5.494 ± 2.038, (0.008)−4.442 ± 2.095, (0.036)−3.547 ± 2.932, (0.228)
Normal versus dyslipidemic1.068 ± 2.028, (0.599)0.477 ± 2.082, (0.819)−1.403 ± 2.914, (0.631)
Nondiabetic versus diabetic1.569 ± 2.979, (0.599)−1.467 ± 3.056, (0.632)1.368 ± 4.278, (0.750)
Coronary artery disease (Y/N)−0.012 ± 0.006, (0.045)−4.4 ± 3.863, (0.257)−6.693 ± 5.407, (0.218)
Progression of AD (Y/N)2.650 ± 1.138, (0.021)0.465 ± 1.167, (0.691)−3.103 ± 1.634, (0.060)
Cohabitation with patient (Y/N)−7.950 ± 1.955, (<0.001)2.128 ± 2.01, (0.292)8.692 ± 2.814, (0.002)
Weekly care (0–7 days)−0.079 ± 0,148, (0.592)0.254 ± 0.152, (0.095)−2.249 ± 0.212, (0.242)
Higher versus middle and low income3.272 ± 1.517, (0.033)−2,71 ± 1.568, (0.086)−3.257 ± 2.195, (0.140)

AD = Alzheimer’s disease, PCS = physical component summary, and MCS = mental component summary.

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