Table 4

Health related quality of life by dimensions

Dimension 1

Mobility

Dimension 2

Self-care

Dimension 3

Usual activities

Dimension 4

Pain/discomfort

Dimension 5

Anxiety/Depression

Diabetes without additional risk factors or vascular disease 0.0201 0.0181 0.0492 0.0775 0.0242
(0.0234) (0.0143) (0.0244) (0.0429) (0.0332)
Diabetes with risk factors for vascular disease 0.1017 0.0211 0.0454 0.0916 0.0267
(0.0177) *** (0.0076) *** (0.0125) *** (0.0252) *** (0.0181)
Risk factors for vascular disease without diabetes 0.0404 0.0064 0.0141 0.0470 0.0137
(0.0063) *** (0.0029) ** (0.0047) *** (0.0104) *** (0.0078)
Diabetes with vascular disease 0.1440 0.0519 0.1041 0.1224 0.0357
(0.0259) *** (0.0133) *** (0.0208) *** (0.0352) *** (0.0237)
Vascular disease without diabetes 0.0844 0.0269 0.0724 0.1189 0.0435
(0.0121) *** (0.0061) *** (0.0105) *** (0.0184) *** (0.0136) ***
Sample size 15,455 15,455 15,455 15,455 15,455
F Distribution 4467.4 1487.73 3259.74 5570.5 4688.82
Pseudo R2 0.3348 0.2529 0.301 0.2839 0.3086

*** Significant variable 99% CI. ** Significant variable 95% CI.

Reference group characteristics: Non-diabetic, no risk factors for vascular disease, and no diagnosed vascular disease.

Control variables: sex, age, diseases, marital status, level of education, alcohol intake, smoking habit, illegal drug use.

Marginal Effects from Probit Models.

Oliva et al.

Oliva et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:812   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-812

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