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Table 3 Impact of social and clinical parameters on Quality of life domain scores

From: Comparison of the health-related quality of life of end stage kidney disease patients on hemodialysis and non-hemodialysis management in Uganda

Parameter KDCS PCS MCS
Beta p-value 95% CI Beta p-value 95% CI Beta p-value 95% CI
Gender
 Male − 0.476 0.743 [− 3.33, 2.37] − 0.869 0.283 [− 2.46, 0.72] − 0.559 0.377 [− 1.81, 0.69]
Age
 30–49 3.142 0.123 [− 0.86, 7.14] 0.849 0.465 [− 1.44, 3.13] 1.588 0.076 [− 0.16, 3.34]
 50–70 2.042 0.339 [− 2.15, 6.23] 0.213 0.861 [− 2.19, 2.62] 1.387 0.140 [− 0.46, 3.23]
  > 70 3.459 0.341 [− 3.68, 10.60] −1.115 0.595 [−5.24, 3.01] − 1.107 0.492 [− 4.27, 2.05]
Marital status
 Not Married −1.821 0.200 [−4.61, 0.97] −0.705 0.378 [−2.28, 0.87] − 0.290 0.636 [−1.49, 0.91]
Education level
 Primary 2.108 0.402 [−2.83, 7.05] 1.807 0.201 [−0.97, 4.58] 0.448 0.679 [−1.68, 2.58]
 Secondary 0.867 0.717 [−3.83, 5.57] 1.646 0.224 [−1.01, 4.30] 0.391 0.706 [−1.65, 2.43]
 Post-Secondary 4.404 0.088 [−0.66, 9.46] 2.049 0.156 [−0.78, 4.88] 0.710 0.521 [−1.46, 2.89]
Family size
 3–5 1.657 0.419 [−2.37, 5.68] 1.034 0.367 [−1.21, 3.28] −0.369 0.673 [−2.09, 1.35]
 6 + 0.994 0.634 [−3.10, 5.09] 0.684 0.558 [−1.61, 2.98] −1.338 0.134 [−3.09, 0.41]
Religion
 Muslim −0.274 0.927 [−6.12, 5.58] −1.863 0.277 [−5.23, 1.50] −1.374 0.297 [−3.96, 1.22]
 Catholic 0.366 0.895 [−5.06, 5.79] −1.692 0.285 [−4.80, 1.42] −1.126 0.355 [−3.52, 1.27]
 Protestant −0.577 0.836 [−6.01, 4.90] 0.001 0.999 [−3.15, 3.16] −1.605 0.194 [−4.03, 0.82]
Occupation
 Unemployed −3.941 0.125 [−8.99, 1.11] 2.237 0.148 [−0.79, 5.27] 0.703 0.553 [−1.63, 3.03]
Main source of income
 My job 2.322 0.154 [−0.88, 5.52] 1.470 0.119 [−0.38, 3.32] 0.592 0.416 [−0.84, 2.02]
 Savings/others −4.235 0.024* [−7.90, −0.57] −1.042 0.322 [−3.11, 1.02] −0.380 0.640 [−1.98, 1.22]
Bread winner
 No −6.784 <.001* [−9.76, −3.80] −1.841 0.033* [−3.52, −0.15] −1.184 0.073 [−2.48, 0.11]
Hypertension
 No 0.819 0.643 [− 2.65, 4.29] −0.731 0.458 [−2.67, 1.20] 0.784 0.298 [−0.69, 2.26]
Stroke
 No 0.464 0.909 [−7.54, 8.47] −1.054 0.681 [−6.09, 3.99] − 1.464 0.456 [−5.32, 2.39]
Diabetes
 No 0.308 0.844 [−2.76, 3.38] 1.229 0.157 [−0.47, 2.93] −0.957 0.150 [−2.26, 0.348]
Cancer
 No −3.641 0.586 [−16.79, 9.50] −0.777 0.829 [−7.87, 6.31] 1.613 0.559 [−3.81, 7.04]
Type of patients
 Haemodialysis 4.448 0.003* [1.50, 7.39] −0.897 0.285 [−2.55, 0.75] 0.069 0.916 [−1.22, 1.36]
  1. *significant at p < .05; KDCS Kidney disease composite summary, SF Short Form health survey, MCS Mental composite summary, PCS Physical composite summary