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Table 4 Clinical and psychological predictive factors of QoL in multivariable regression model

From: Gender differences in quality of life in adults with long-standing type 1 diabetes mellitus

  Beta coefficient Standard error t p value R2 adjusted
Depression (Beck score) − 0.602 0.121 − 4.980 < 0.001 0.642
Fear of hypoglycemia (FH-15 score) − 0.499 0.071 − 7.1 < 0.001
Glycemic instabilitya − 0.234 0.082 − 2.855 < 0.005
Macrovascular complication (yes/no) − 6.976 3.558 − 1.961 < 0.05
Trait anxiety (STAI-T score) − 0.288 0.076 − 3.775 < 0.001
  1. aGlycemic instability is defined as number of episodes of severe hypoglycaemia, mild hypoglycemia (≤ 70 mg/dl) and hyperglycemic excursions (≥ 250 mg/dl) in 15 days prior to evaluation