Table 4

Multivariate analysis between quality of life from standard TTO method and demographic- socioeconomic-clinical data was estimated by ordinary least square methods.

Variable

Coefficient

t-Statistic

p-value


C

0.912

9.44

0.000

AGE

1.78E-05

0.009

0.993

EDU

0.034

1.030

0.307

OCC

0.025

0.706

0.483

MASI

0.000

0.251

0.803

TR

0.001

0.525

0.601

MS

0.013

0.387

0.700

INC

1.40E-07

0.238

0.813


Dependent Variable: TTY.

R square: 0.028 Adjusted R square: -0.069

F-statistic: 0.288, p-value 0.956

    Where
:

TTY: Quality of life obtaining from standard TTO method

AGE: Age of patient (years)

EDU: Dummy variable which 1 if education level is bachelor or higher level and 0 otherwise

OCC: Dummy variable which 1 = economic inactive occupation (housewife, pensioner, unemployed) and 0 = otherwise

MASI: Score of MASI

TR: Duration of treatment (years)

MS: Dummy variable which 1 if marital status = married and 0 = otherwise

INC: Monthly personal income (Baht)

Leeyaphan et al. BMC Dermatology 2011 11:16   doi:10.1186/1471-5945-11-16

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