Table 5

Independent Predictors of the severity of Baseline fatigue
Full model Reduced model
Variable B (SE) p-value B (SE) p-value
ESAS items
Pain 0.09 (0.02) < 0.0001 0.09 (0.02) < 0.0001
Nausea 0.09 (0.02) 0.0001 0.09 (0.02) 0.0001
Depression 0.09 (0.03) 0.0017 0.1 (0.02) < 0.0001
Anxiety 0.03 (0.03) 0.31
Appetite 0.17 (0.02) < 0.0001 0.17 (0.02) < 0.0001
Drowsiness 0.08 (0.02) < 0.0001 0.08 (0.02) < 0.0001
Feeling of well-being 0.12 (0.03) < 0.0001 0.12 (0.03) < 0.0001
Shortness of breath 0.14 (0.02) < 0.0001 0.14 (0.02) < 0.0001
Sleep disturbance 0.00 (0.02) 0.96
Low Albumin 0.64 (0.16) < 0.0001 0.66 (0.16) < 0.0001
Male −0.10 (0.12) 0.37
Anemia 0.10 (0.15) 0.52

ESAS- Edmonton symptom assessment scale; B- Beta; SE- standard error.

Yennu et al.

Yennu et al. BMC Palliative Care 2012 11:16   doi:10.1186/1472-684X-11-16

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