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Table 3 Linear regression analysis of possible related factors in HRQoL and domains

From: Polycystic ovary syndrome and its impact on Iranian women’s quality of life: a population-based study

  HRQoL Emotions Body hair Weight Infertility Menstrual problems
β β β β β β
Age a −0.104 − 0.198* − 0.068 − 0.027 0.085 − 0.181*
BMI a −0.104 0.060 0.026 −0.540* 0.142 0.069
Hirsutism score a −0.566* −0.235* −0.849* −0.205* −0.190* − 0.124
Marital status b
 Never married
 Ever married (Ref)
0.059 0.035 −0.103* − 0.022 0.371* − 0.074
Residency b
 Rural
 Urban (Ref)
−0.008 0.043 −0.053 0.024 0.018 −0.040
Financial Status b
 Low
 High (Ref)
0.028 0.070 0.034 −0.003 0.009 −0.014
Education
 Primary <
 Secondary and higher (Ref)
−0.087 0.001 0.079* 0.135* − 0.092 −0.087
Occupation b
 Employed
 Housewife (Ref)
−0.027 −0.004 − 0.044 −0.006 0.023 −0.050
Infertility b
 Yes
 No (Ref)
−0.219* 0.008 0.040 − 0.072 −0.465* 0.089
Menstrual Irregularity b
 Yes
 No (Ref)
−0.167* −0.212* 0.034 −0.147* 0.009 −0.302*
 Adjusted R2 0.39 0.11 0.77 0.38 0.15 0.10
  1. a β is reported as association amounts
  2. b β is reported as mean differences of scores between two groups
  3. * p < 0.05