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Table 8 Percentiles of QOL Financial Well-being score, final model

From: Reference values for and interpretation of the Singapore Caregiver Quality of Life Scale: a quantile regression approach

Predictor10thpercentile25thpercentile50thpercentile75thpercentile90thpercentile
 Coef.(95% CI)Coef.(95% CI)Coef.(95% CI)Coef.(95% CI)Coef.(95% CI)
Age
 (per 10 years)2.3(−3.5, 8.0)6.0(0.6, 11.3)5.5*(2.9, 8.2)2.2(−0.1, 4.6)0(0, 0)
Education
 Tertiary0 0 0 0 0 
 Secondary−12.2(−27.4, 3.0)− 16.4*(− 28.8, − 4.0)−6.8(−14.5, 0.8)− 1.7(− 4.7, 1.3)0(0, 0)
 Primary/below−15.8(−35.0, 3.4)−27.1*(−42.7, − 11.5)−22.3*(−33.0, − 11.5)−14.7*(−26.0, − 3.5)0(0, 0)
Caregiver role9.0(0.8, 17.3)12.8*(5.4, 20.2)13.5*(8.7, 18.2)5.9*(2.2, 9.6)0(0, 0)
Performance status−5.3(−11.6, 1.0)−2.8(−7.2, 1.4)− 2.5(− 4.7, − 0.2)−0.6(−1.9, 0.7)0(0, 0)
Intercept20.6(−14.2, 55.3)21.1(−10.4, 52.7)42.3*(25.6, 59.1)78..2*(63.2, 93.1)100.0(100, 100)
  1. *P < 0.01
  2. Example: The 10th percentile of a 50-year old caregiver who has tertiary education and is the only family member (caregiver role = 0) giving care to a patient who has symptoms but is ambulatory (performance status = 1) is 20.6 + (5 × 2.3) + 0 + (0 × 9.0) + (1 × [− 5.3]) = 26.8