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Research Article

Perceived Cognitive Decline in Multiple Sclerosis Impacts Quality of Life Independently of Depression

Table 2

Simultaneous multiple regression analysis summary for age, education level, EDSS, depression, attention/concentration, retrospective memory, prospective memory, planning/organization, and predicting SF-36 QoL scales. Only significant factors appear in columns.

MHI depressionPDQ-retrospective memoryPDQ-planning/organization

Physical functioning 
, ,  
, SE = 1.57, beta = −0.35,  
Role physical 
, ,
, SE = 4.87, beta = 0.28,  
General health 
, ,
, SE = 2.09, beta = 0.35,  
, SE = 0.95, beta = 0.56,  
, SE = 1.01, beta = −0.42,  
Vitality 
,  ,
, SE = 2.11, beta = 0.349,  
, SE = .964, beta = 0.40,  
, SE = 1.02, beta = −0.513,  
Social functioning 
, ,
, SE = 2.48, beta = 0.40,  
, SE = 1.19, beta = −0.51,  
Role emotional 
, ,
, SE = 4.16, beta = 0.44,  
, SE = 2.00, beta = −.0.38,  
Mental health 
, ,
, SE = 1.24, beta = 0.77,  

EDSS, Expanded Disability Status Scale; MHI, Mental Health Inventory; SF-36, Short Form 36-item Health Survey; QoL, quality of life; PDQ, Perceived Deficits Questionnaire.