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Table 6 Factors examined for association with a change in physical component summary score of SF36 (PCS): results of multivariate analysis, n = 81

From: Changes in health-related quality of life following imprisonment in 92 women in England: a three month follow-up study

Predictor Coefficient B 95% confidence interval for B P value
PCS on entry into prison -0.45 -0.67 to -0.24 <0.001
Age -0.17 -0.39 to 0.07 0.16
Self reported ethnicity: white 4.56 -0.43 to 9.55 0.073
Left school aged 16 years or less 3.20 -2.58 to 8.98 0.27
Unemployed before coming into prison -0.27 -5.98 to 5.44 0.93
Has been in prison before 0.52 -5.15 to 6.20 0.85
Intravenous drug use in week prior to imprisonment 5.69 -2.65 to 14.04 0.18