Table 4

Ordered Logistic Regression Model EQ5D in breast cancer patients (n=709, pseudo R2=0.16, p<0.001)

CharacteristicOR*95% CIp Value
Age (years)
 1 least deprivedREF
 5 most deprived3.001.645.50<0.001
Physical activity†0.880.820.95<0.001
Number of other LTC (excl BP)
 Surgery only1.000.551.840.99
Disease status
 Rx but present1.490.563.930.43
 Not treated....
 Not sure2.511.274.960.008
Time since diagnosis (years)
  • *Odds of reporting ‘medium’ or ‘low’ QoL EQ5D scores compared with ‘high’ QoL scores where ‘high’, ‘medium’ and ‘low’ QoL was defined as scores=1, 0.5≤scores<1 and scores<0.5, respectively.

  • †Amount of physical activity performed each week quantified according to the Chief Medical Officer of England's recommendations.16

  • LTC, long-term condition; QoL, quality of life.