International Journal of Hypertension / 2016 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Hypertension Impact on Health-Related Quality of Life: A Cross-Sectional Survey among Middle-Aged Adults in Chongqing, China

Table 3

Multiple linear regression analysis for the factors affecting health-related quality of life in hypertensive patients in Chongqing, China.

PFRPBPGHVTSFREMH
(s.e.) (s.e.) (s.e.) (s.e.) (s.e.) (s.e.) (s.e.) (s.e.)

Men versus women−0.8 (5.4)0.888−10.8 (4.4)0.015−6.6 (4.5)0.1473.5 (4.1)0.398−4.4 (4.0)0.277−5.9 (4.34)0.173−1.9 (4.3)0.6640.8 (2.9)0.779
Low education versus high education −14.2 (6.2)0.023−6.5 (5.0)0.194−12.1 (5.4)0.028−4.8 (5.0)0.3451.3 (4.8)0.781−4.1 (5.3)0.441−4.5 (4.9)0.353−2.0 (3.5)0.574
Medium education versus high education2.2 (4.5)0.6210.4 (3.7)0.922−4.1 (4.0)0.306−2.3 (3.6)0.5295.9 (3.6)0.1005.7 (3.9)0.1450.0 (3.6)0.9932.0 (2.6)0.457
Unmarried/divorced or separated/widowed versus married−4.6 (5.5)0.399−4.8 (4.4)0.283−2.0 (4.8)0.673−3.9 (4.5)0.387−7.5 (4.2)0.078−8.7 (4.9)0.079−3.1 (4.3)0.470−1.9 (3.1)0.539
Unemployed versus employed−5.0 (3.7)0.179−7.3 (3.0)0.017−0.8 (3.2)0.8016.6 (2.9)0.025−0.1 (2.8)0.960−7.4 (3.1)0.018−3.9 (2.9)0.191−0.1 (2.1)0.967
Low income versus high income −5.0 (4.4)0.254−6.9 (3.5)0.055−7.8 (3.9)0.047−1.7 (3.5)0.630−9.4 (3.5)0.007−3.0 (3.8)0.427−5.5 (3.5)0.119−1.3 (2.5)0.615
Nonsmokers versus smokers−3.9 (4.3)0.371−3.4 (3.5)0.338−7.7 (3.8)0.044−0.5 (3.4)0.883−4.7 (3.3)0.163−3.3 (3.6)0.3611.0 (3.4)0.7580.8 (2.5)0.760
Poor/average sleep quality versus good sleep quality−8.8 (3.8)0.023−2.9 (3.0)0.346−1.6 (3.3)0.634−5.9 (3.0)0.053−3.0 (3.0)0.306−3.6 (3.2)0.268−5.8 (3.0)0.056−3.6 (2.2)0.100
Poor/average versus good family relationship−11.3 (4.7)0.018−7.8 (3.8)0.042−8.7 (4.2)0.039−7.3 (3.9)0.061−4.1 (3.7)0.268−14.5 (4.2)0.001−8.7 (3.7)0.021−4.3 (2.7)0.117
Poor/average versus good relationship with colleague or friend3.1 (5.4)0.574−2.6 (4.3)0.5434.0 (4.8)0.4083.7 (4.4)0.4060.6 (4.2)0.8807.8 (4.8)0.1101.0 (4.2)0.8221.4 (3.1)0.652
Nonbreastfeeding versus breastfeeding−7.1 (4.2)0.097−2.1 (3.4)0.548−7.7 (3.8)0.0430.6 (3.4)0.859−3.5 (3.3)0.296−5.9 (3.7)0.114−2.8 (3.4)0.399−0.9 (2.4)0.706
Body mass index0.5 (0.6)0.3641.1 (0.5)0.010.4 (0.3)0.2640.2 (0.3)0.470.5 (0.3)0.1471.1 (0.3)0.000.8 (0.5)0.1070.6 (0.2)0.010

Note: (1) PF: physical functioning; RH: role-physical; BP: bodily pain; GH: general health; VT: vitality; SF: social function; RE: role-emotional; MH: mental health; (2) potential independent variables for the multiple linear regression analysis include gender (1 = male; 2 = female (reference category)); educational level (1 = low; 2 = medium; 3 = high (reference category)); marital status (0 = unmarried/divorced or separated/widowed; 1 = married (reference category)); job conditions (0 = unemployed; 1 = employed (reference category)); average monthly income (0 = ⩽1600 Yuan; 1 = >1601 Yuan (reference category)); smoking (0 = nonsmoker; 1 = smoker (reference category)); sleep quality (0 = poor or average sleep quality; 1 = good sleep quality (reference category)); condition of getting along with family (0 = poor or average condition of getting along with family; 1 = harmony condition of getting along with family (reference category)); condition of getting along with colleague or friend (0 = poor or average condition of getting along with colleague or friend; 1 = harmony condition of getting along with colleague or friend (reference category)); feeding procedure (0 = nonbreastfeeding; 1 = breast feeding (reference category)).

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