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Table 3 Univariate and multivariate linear regression analysis of all functional/Symptomatic scales with overall QOL in palliative cancer patients

From: Quality of life of Moroccan patients on the palliative phase of advanced cancer

Independent variable Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
β P value β [95.0% CI] P value
PF 0.29 0.01 [0.021 to 0. 33] 0.17 0.02
PE 0.39 0.00 [0.32 to 0.45] 0.38 0.00
FA − 0.66 0.00 [− 0.48 to − 0.09] − 0.28 0.004
NV − 0.06 0.24    
PA − 0.49 0.00 [− 0.12 to 0.17] 0.02 0.75
Dy − 0.13 0.01 [− 0.14 to 0.009] − 0.06 0.08
SL − 0.26 0.00 [− 0.001 to 0.23] 0.11 0.052
AP − 0.18 0.01 [− 0.13 to 0.05] − 0.04 0.36
CO 0.003 0.95    
  1. Dy dyspnoea, Sl insomnia, AP appetite loss, CO constipation