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Table 3 Multiple linear regression analyses of parent reports of overall HRQoL

From: The relationship between obesity, hyperglycemia symptoms, and health-related quality of life among Hispanic and non-Hispanic white children and adolescents

  KINDL® Total Score
  β 95% Confidence Interval p-value
Age of child (years)a -2.46 -2.83, -2.10 <0.001
Sex    
   (Female)    
   Male 0.15 -0.44, 0.74 0.621
Body Mass Index    
   (Normal)    
   Underweight -0.63 -1.76, 0.50 0.272
   At-risk of overweight -0.66 -1.64, 0.31 0.183
   Over weight -1.15 -2.00, -0.30 0.008
Hyperglycemia symptoms    
   (None)    
   1–2 symptoms -3.88 -4.53, -3.23 <0.001
   3–4 symptoms -10.13 -11.10, -9.16 <0.001
   5 or more symptoms -19.24 -23.06, -15.42 <0.001
Race/Ethnicity b    
   (Non-Hispanic White)    
   Hispanic 1.46 0.65, 2.27 <0.001
Family history of diabetes    
   (No) -0.74 -1.34, -0.15 0.014
Child diagnosed with diabetes    
   (No) -3.81 -7.24, -0.38 0.03
Annual income    
   (60 k+)    
   <20 k -1.74 -2.71, -0.77 <0.001
   20–40 -0.59 -1.47, 0.28 0.184
   40–60 -0.74 -1.69, 0.22 0.132
Acculturation    
   (Mostly speak English)    
   Mostly speak Spanish -1.88 -2.98, -0.78 0.001
   Speak both languages equally 0.10 -0.93, 1.12 0.853
   Speak other language -2.64 -8.71, 3.42 0.393
  1. Note: Variables in parentheses are referent categories. The model is adjusted simultaneously for all variables included in the model.
  2. a Age of the child is reported in increments of 5 years.
  3. b Responding parents' race/ethnicity