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Table 3 Predictors of change in Prolapse-Quality of Life score using a linear mixed effect model, University of Gondar Hospital, Ethiopia, 2019

From: Pelvic organ prolapse surgery and health-related quality of life: a follow-up study

Parameter Estimate SE p value 95% confidence intervals
Lower bound Upper bound
Results for physical component (PC) of P-QoL
 Intercept − 66.62 17.34 < 0.001 − 100.63 − 32.62
 Marital status 2.55 1.58 0.10 − 0.55 5.65
 POP-SS 6.95 1.36 < 0.001 4.28 9.62
 PHQ 4.70 1.20 < 0.001 2.33 7.07
 BIPOP 3.89 0.60 < 0.001 2.70 5.08
 Time 23.06 5.28 < 0.001 12.70 33.41
Results for psychological component (PSC) of P-QoL
 Intercept − 50.35 26.89 0.06 − 103.07 2.36
 Marital status 2.56 2.32 0.27 − 1.99 7.13
 POP-SS 5.54 2.11 < 0.01 1.39 9.68
 PHQ 4.42 1.86 0.01 0.77 8.07
 BIPOP 3.51 0.93 < 0.001 1.69 5.34
 Time 14.55 8.06 0.07 − 1.28 30.34
Results for personnel component (PRC) of P-QoL
 Intercept − 159.38 22.09 < 0.001 − 202.69 − 116.07
 Marital status 5.80 1.97 < 0.01 1.93 9.66
 POP-SS 12.94 1.70 < 0.001 9.60 16.28
 PHQ 5.95 1.53 < 0.01 2.94 8.96
 BIPOP 5.69 0.76 < 0.001 4.18 7.19
 Time 60.70 6.83 < 0.001 47.29 74.10
  1. SE standard error, BIPOP body image in pelvic organ prolapse, P-QoL prolapse-quality of life, GHP general health perception, PI prolapse impact, RL role limitation, PL physical limitation, SL social limitation, PR personal relationships, EMO emotional disturbances, SE sleep/energy, SM severity measures, PC physical component, PSC psychological component, PRC personal relationship component, POP-SS pelvic organ prolapse symptom score, PHQ patient health questionnaire, PRO patient-reported outcome