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Table 4 Predictors of change in individual quality of life domains

From: The effect of neuropalliative care on quality of life and satisfaction with quality of care in patients with progressive neurological disease and their family caregivers: an interventional control study

Independent variables Dependent variables
Total QoL Total health D2 D3 D4a
PATIENTS ß p ß p ß p ß p ß p
Intervention −0.194 0.025 −0.199 0.020 0.273 0.002 0.308 0.000 −0.276 0.001
Gender 0.212 0.016 0.226 0.009 −.0068 0.430 −0.118 0.169 0.132 0.120
Age −0.075 0.386 −0.060 0.485 0.007 0.932 −0.152 0.078 −0.065 0.441
Marital status 0.111 0.620 0.193 0.024 −0.197 0.022 −0.133 0.118 0.236 0.006
PPS 0.043 0.198 0.037 0.663 0.018 0.836 −0.023 0.783 −0.005 0.949
Model sum.   0.026   0.007   0.014   0.004   0.002
FAMILY CAREGIVERS
 Intervention 0.254 0.048 0.282 0.041 −0.249 0.002 −0.268 0.002 −0.188 0.033
 Gender 0.013 0.876 0.025 0.777 0.113 0.159 0.013 0.874 0.024 0.784
 Age 0.116 0.213 0.151 0.122 −0.171 0.057 −0.108 0.246 −0.094 0.330
 Marital status −0.267 0.005 −0.250 0.011 0.344 0.000 0.279 0.003 0.158 0.103
 Patients PPS 0.269 0.002 0.075 0.389 −0.213 0.008 − 0.156 0.062 − 0.177 0.043
 Model sum.   0.001   0.048   0.000   0.001   0.040
  1. D2 – emotional functioning, D3 – social functioning, D4a – spiritual area (nonreligious)
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