Table 2

Multiple R2, standardized regression coefficients and 2-tailed p values for predictors of QOL

Treatment groups

HDR

Seed implantation

R2

Beta

p

R2

Beta

p


Measure

Predictor

Predictor

SF36-physical function

.48

.51

Age

-.39

.09

Income

.55

.02

PSS

-.53

.07

EFC

-.42

.10

PFC

-.54

.10

EFC

.78

.06

POSATT

.53

.06

MAKDEC

-.49

.07

SF36-physical role

.50

.24

Sexual symptoms

.33

.09

SF36-emotional role

.48

.51

Age

-.39

.09

Income

.55

.02

PSS

-.53

.07

EFC

-.42

.10

PFC

-.54

.10

EFC

.78

.06

POSATT

.53

.06

MAKDEC

-.49

.07

SF36-bodily pain

.48

.51

Age

-.39

.09

Income

.55

.02

PSS

-.53

.07

EFC

-.42

.10

PFC

-.54

.10

EFC

.78

.06

POSATT

.53

.06

MAKDEC

-.49

.07

SF36-general health

.54

.34

PSS

-.58

.04

PFC

.52

.10

Bowel symptoms

-.59

.03

SF36-vitality

.37

.36

SF36-social function

.74

.71

Urinary symptoms

-.41

.04

Age

.43

.02

SF36-mental health

.71

.85

PSS

-.40

.07

Age

.26

.05

Anxiety

-.5

.05

PSS

-.34

.10

Anxiety

-.60

.01

Urinary symptoms

-.28

.05

Bowel symptoms

.39

.03

Sexual symptoms

-.35

.01

MAKDEC

.42

.02


PSS = Perceived Stress scale; PFC = Problem-focused coping; EFC = Emotion-focused coping; POSATT = Positive attitude subscale of SUPPH; MAKDEC = Making decisions subscale of SUPPH.

Lev et al. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2004 2:28   doi:10.1186/1477-7525-2-28

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