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Table 2 Multivariate analyses findings: factors associated with dependent variables assessed by linear and logistic regression

From: Effectiveness of moving on: an Australian designed generic self-management program for people with a chronic illness

Dependent variables (4 months follow-up)
Covariates (Reference) Self-efficacy B (SE) p-value Health distress B (SE) p-value Depression score B (SE) p-value Anxiety score B (SE) p-value Work & social adjustment B (SE) p-value Diet scores B (SE) p-value Physical activity B (SE) p-value Medicines list B (SE) p-value Visits to outpatient department B (SE) p-value
Age 45–54 (>65) -.048 (.392) .902 .126 (.207) .544 -.441 (.618) .478 -.073 (.620) .907 −2.299 (1.648) .166 -.409 (.428) .342 -.264 (.210) .212 -.437 (.845) .605 -.166 (.731) .874
Age 55–64 (>65) -.107 (.306) .728 -.008 (.163) .962 -.167 (.482) .729 .450 (.493) .363 .271 (1.352) .842 -.237 (.340) .487 -.310 (.169) .070* -.227 (.695).744 -.206 (.584) .725
Female (Male) .361 (.295) .224 .003 (.159) .985 .371 (.467) .428 .486 (.495) .329 1.382 (1.279) .283 .246 (.335) .466 -.179 (.161) .269 -.248 (.679) .714 .341 (.559) .541
Intervention (Control) .099 (.273) .718 -.202 (.144) .165 .973 (.422) .023 .502 (.439) .255 1.054 (1.178) .373 .260 (.308) .399 .005 (.146) .974 .764 (.609) .210 -.020 (.537) .970
Total no. chronic illnesses -.006 (.013) .645 .003 (.007) .657 .012 (.021) .577 -.016 (.022) .451 -.014 (.057) .802 .005 (.015) .716 -.007 (.007) .354 .139 (.248) .577 .027 (.175) .879
Australian born (Other) -.191 (.286) .505 .125 (.153) .414 -.008 (.450) .985 -.502 (.460) .278 −1.227 (1.235) .323 .141 (.316) .656 -.189 (.156) .228 1.161 (.710) .102 -.013 (.553) .981
Baseline outcome score .164 (.084) .053 .316 (.079) .000 388 (.060) .000 .437 (.058) .000 630 (.067) .000 .610 (.087) .000 .499 (.070) .000   
  1. Note: B = Beta value, SE = Standard error, * = approaching significance.