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Table 4 Multiple regression analysis of patient, caregiver and illness factors in relation to QOL

From: Schizophrenia in Malaysian families: A study on factors associated with quality of life of primary family caregivers

  Physical domain Psychological domain Social domain Environmental domain
  B p 95% CI B p 95% CI B p A B p 95% CI
Attending day care 0.150 0.073 -0.58 - 13.032 0.129 0.146 -2.064 - 13.682 0.103 0.243 -3.571 - 13.942 0.228 0.009* 2.519 - 17.102
Duration of illness -0.132 0.136 -8.782 - 1.213 -0.124 0.190 -9.626 - 1.933 -0.207 0.029* -13.614--0.759 -0.090 0.322 -8.039- 2.666
Carer educational level 0.158 0.067 -0.359- 10.488 0.139 0.131 -1.456 - 11.087 0.203 0.028* 0.887 - 14.839 0.269 0.003* 3.110 - 14.728
Caregivers having
medical problem
0.286 0.001* 3.774 - 14.389 0.197 0.031* 0.637 - 12.913 0.064 0.477 -4.369 - 9.284 0.105 0.232 -2.239 - 9.131
Onset of illness 0.075 0.396 -4.274--10.706 -0.007 0.939 -8.997 - 8.327 0.195 0.040* 0.451 - 19.719 0.079 0.389 -4.526- 11.519
Employment status -0.116 0.221 -8.664 - 2.024 -0.056 0.579 -7.916 - 4.444 0.044 0.660 -5.344 - 8.403 0.042 0.668 -4.482 - 6.965
Being parents 0.054 0.575 -3.919 - 7.026 0.059 0.564 -4.481 - 8.175 -0.113 0.268 -10.989- 3.089 -0.046 0.642 -7.238- 4.485
Patient's educational level 0.137 0.107 -0.958 - 9.684 0.204 0.026* 0.864- 3.172 0.182 0.046* 0.129-13.818 0.150 0.090 -0.775- 10.624
No of hospitalisation 0.059 0.485 -5.084 - 10.640 -0.007 0.937 -9.457 - 8.727 -0.081 0.368 -14.722 - 5.503 -0.084 0.336 -12.522 - 4.320
BPRS -0.204 0.017* -0.648- -0.064 -0.512 0.096 -0.624 - 0.052 -0.517 0.085 -0.705 - 0.046 -0.167 0.059 -0.614 - 0.012
SRRS -0.104 0.211 -0.044 - 0.010 -0.612 0.071 -0.060 - 0.002 -0.103 0.249 -0.055 - 0.014 -0.182 0.037* -0.060 - -0.002