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Table 4 Model parameters of Model 8 of hierarchical regression for PCS-36 and MCS-36 as dependent variable

From: Health-related quality of life and emotional distress in patients with dizziness: a cross-sectional approach to disentangle their relationship

Variables (step at which variable was included PCS-36/MCS-36) Model 8 PCS-36 Beta p(Beta) Model 8 MCS-36 Beta p(Beta)
DHI (1/3) −0.61 (<0.001) −0.02 (0.74)
VNV-V (2/-) 0.22 (0.003) /
VNV-NV (2/-) −0.01 (0.86) /
HADS (3/1) 0.24 (0.005) −0.86 (<0.001)
Sick leave (4/4) −0.26 (0.001) 0.02 (0.73)
Significant other (5/5) −0.10 (0.14) 0.19 (<0.001)
Working status (6/6) 0.01 (0.90) 0.01 (0.81)
Pharmacy (7/7) 0.02 (0.75) −0.11 (0.06)
School no (8/8) −0.19 (0.023) 0.15 (0.01)
School middle (8/8) −0.05 (0.52) 0.004 (0.95)
  1. MCS-36: mental health component summary score, PCS-36: physical health component summary score, DHI total: Dizziness Handicap Inventory sum score; VNV-V: dichotomous dummy variable for vertigo (1) and non-vertigo or mixed dizziness (0); VNV-NV: dichotomous dummy variable for non-vertigo (1) and vertigo or mixed dizziness (0); HADS: Hospital anxiety and depression score sum score, Sick leave: number of days of sick leave in the last 365 days; Significant other: dichotomous variable for living with an significant other (1) or not (0); Working status: dichotomous variable for working yes (1) and no (2); Pharmacy: dichotomous variable for intake of psychopharmacological drugs no (0) and yes (1); School no: dichotomous dummy variable for no school degree (1) any school degree (0) School middle: dichotomous dummy variable for Apprenticeship or High school diploma (1) and no school degree or higher school degree (0); significant associations are bold.