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Table 3 Regression model for perceived physical appearance

From: A cross-sectional study of gender differences in quality of life domains in patients with neurofibromatosis type 1

Variable Estimate SE p value
Intercept 66.6 23.1 0.005*
Ablon’s index − 10.6 5.3 0.048*
Female − 24.2 7.6 0.002*
Plexiform neurofibroma − 16.8 7.4 0.026*
Married/partner 30.7 21.7 0.16
Single 24.3 20.4 0.24
Trade or community school 3.27 10.5 0.76
University education − 10.6 11.5 0.36
Unemployed 13.3 15.7 0.40
Employed 0.7 12.3 0.95
Other Employment 12.4 12.4 0.32
Spine tumour − 6.6 7.6 0.39
Optic glioma − 3.0 9.2 0.74
  1. R2: 0.32 p = 0.001
  2. Other employment: student, retired. Employment status compared to being on disability benefits