Table 6

Hierarchical regression models for the association between postoperative recovery and health-related quality of life 30 days after the surgical procedure
EQ-VAS Day 30 Model I Model II Model III
n=381 B (SE) B (SE) B (SE)
S-PSR day 7 0.390 (0.056)*** 0.305 (0.051)*** 0.302 (0.052)***
QoR day 7 0.360 (0.093)*** 0.220 (0.086)* 0.244 (0.087)**
EQ-VAS preop 0.377 (0.042)*** 0.368 (0.043)***
Degree from university −2.099 (1.421)
General surgery 2.099 (1.501)
Gynaecological surgery 1.954 (2.279)
Age −0.030 (0.048)
Female gender 2.837 (1.422)*
Cohabitant −1.267 (1.603)
ASA 2 −3.873 (1.633)*
ASA 3 −3.874 (5.989)
Adjusted R2 0.325 0.441 0.452
Adjusted R2 change 0.116 0.011
EQ-index Day 30 Model I Model II Model III
n=386 B (SE) B (SE) B (SE)
S-PSR day 7 0.005 (0.001)*** 0.004 (0.001)*** 0.004 (0.001)***
QoR day 7 0.005 (0.001)*** 0.003 (0.001)* 0.003 (0.001)*
EQ index preop 0.288 (0.043)*** 0.270 (0.044)***
Degree from university 0.002 (0.019)
General surgery 0.068 (0.020)**
Gynaecological surgery 0.025 (0.030)
Age 0.001 (0.001)
Female gender 0.044 (0.019)*
Cohabitant −0.002 (0.021)
ASA 2 0.001 (0.021)
ASA 3 −0.004 (0.080)
Adjusted R2 0.333 0.401 0.417
Adjusted R2 change 0.068 0.016

*=p<0.05, **=p<0.01, ***p<0.001.

S-PSR = Swedish post-discharge surgery recovery score.

QoR = Quality of recovery score.

ASA = American Society of Anesthesiologists.

Berg et al.

Berg et al. BMC Nursing 2012 11:24   doi:10.1186/1472-6955-11-24

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