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Table 4 Experiences with cancer care associated with higher quality of lifea of patients with hematologic malignancies (n = 515)

From: Experiences with health care and health-related quality of life of patients with hematologic malignancies in Mexico

Variables Adjusted ß (95%CI), p
Perceived high quality of patient-centered cancer careb
 Timely care 1.34 (0.52; 2.16), 0.001
 Clear information 5.14 (4.88; 5.40), 0.000
 Information for treatment decision-making −2.09 (− 5.08; 0.90), 0.170
 Addressing biopsychosocial needs 4.39 (1.87; 6.91), 0.001
 Respectful and coordinated care −3.21 (−7.82; 1.40), 0.172
Covariates used to adjust the model
 Sociodemographic factors
  Womenb 0.94 (0.88; 2.75), 0.311
   ≤ 45 years of ageb 3.51 (3.30; 3.72), 0.000
  46 and < 65 years 2.05 (1.78; 2.33), 0.000
  Elementary school or lessb 0.77 (−0.65; 2.19), 0.286
  Secondary school −0.62 (−2.50; 1.26), 0.519
  Single, divorced or widowedb 1.48 (−1.08; 4.05), 0.257
 Clinical factors
  Lymphomab −3.48 (−6.94; −0.02), 0.049
  Multiple Myelomab −10.01 (− 12.63; −7.38), 0.000
Advanced stages (III-IV)/High riskb 0.87 (−2.90; 4.64), 0.652
≤ 6 months since cancer diagnosisb −2.28 (−6.44; 1.89), 0.284
7–12 months since cancer diagnosisb −0.28 (− 2.37; 1.82), 0.795
Anxietyb − 17.21 (− 19.54; − 14.87), 0.000
Depressionb −12.06 (− 15.14; −8.98), 0.000
  1. Abbreviations: 95%CI 95% Confidence Interval. aQuality of life measured by the EORTC QLQ-C30 Summary Score. bReference categories: low quality of patient-centered cancer care, men; age 65 years of age or older; high-school or higher; married; leukemia; early stages/low/or standard risk; time since diagnosis > 1 and ≤ 5 years; without anxiety or depression. The bold values highlight the statistically significant adjusted ß