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Predictors of Emotional Distress and Wellbeing 2–5 Years After Stroke

Table 3

Regression models of emotional distress or wellbeing.

Outcome 95% CI
S.E. OR2LowerUpper

Explanatory variable (predictors)1

Emotional distress3
 Dependent toileting 2.11.00.0338.51.260.7
 Low wellbeing (GHQ > 5)0.210.050.0001.21.11.4
Wellbeing
 Occupation2.61.10.01313.61.7107.0
 Age > 65 years−2.61.00.0080.080.010.51
 Satisfaction with proxy support2.81.40.0390.060.0040.86
 Independent mobility42.11.30.0958.20.6997.8
 Not distressed (HADS < 11)0.250.070.0001.31.11.5

Sex, education, stroke type, side of lesion, time since stroke onset, MRS, verbal communication, cognitive deficits, marital status (living alone or not), Driver’s licence, and satisfaction with community services did not significantly explain wellbeing or emotional distress.
2Odds ratio/exp ( ).
3Due to co-linearity Raven’s, mobility and dressing were excluded. Backwards analysis resulted in the same model.
4Included in the model in the forwards analyses and excluded from the model in the backwards analyses.

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