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Table 4 Significative (p< 0.05) correlations between PROMs and socio-demographic and clinical characteristics at multiple regression analysis

From: Health-related quality of life (HRQoL) from HIV patients’ perspective: comparison of patient-reported outcome (PRO) measures among people living with hiv (PLWH) and other chronic clinical conditions

PROMs Variable b SE p
SF-36
Physical health (PH) Age* − 0.48 0.13 < 0.001
HIV** − 12.32 2.89 < 0.001
Mental health (MH) Polypharmacy# − 5.05 2.60 0.054
Bodily pain (BP) HIV** − 16.12 3.16 < 0.001
Age* − 0.54 0.14 < 0.001
General health (GH) Polypharmacy# − 5.16 3.09 0.01
HIV** − 18.18 3.10 < 0.001
Physical functioning (PF) Age* − 0.73 0.22 0.007
HIV** − 27.6 4.98 0.001
Vitality (VT) Polypharmacy# − 6.36 2.73 0.021
HIV** − 8.97 2.75 0.001
Social functioning (SF) HIV** − 11.08 3.11 < 0.001
Emotional functioning (EF) HIV** − 14.35 5.39 0.008
Age* − 0.55 0.24 0.026
EQ-5D
Score HIV** − 6.03 1.22 < 0.001
Age* 0.33 0.15 0.025
Duration of the disease − 0.32 0.16 0.045
Polypharmacy# − 11.3 3.2 < 0.001
Perceived health status Polypharmacy# − 5.15 2.09 0.014
HIV** − 5.52 2.11 0.014
  1. other variables in the model: gender, ethnicity, time from chronic condition diagnosis, presence of complications related to chronic condition
  2. *For each year older
  3. **vs other condition
  4. #Any drug other than drugs for primary chronic condition