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Table 4 Multivariate determinants for SF-36 scores lower than the Japanese population norms (n = 235)

From: Health-related quality of life is inversely correlated with C-reactive protein and age in Mycobacterium avium complex lung disease: a cross-sectional analysis of 235 patients

SF-36   P-value Cumulative R2 (%)
PF CRP <0.0001 26.1
  Age <0.0001 38.7
  %FVC 0.0002 44.9
  UPD 0.0008 49.5
  %DLCO 0.0045 52.5
  Current treatment 0.0206 54.5
  Sputum culture 0.0441 56.0
RP CRP <0.0001 15.3
  Age 0.0001 25.3
  Sputum culture 0.0007 31.6
  %DLCO 0.0110 34.5
GH %FVC <0.0001 13.1
  Age 0.0009 20.1
  CRP 0.0076 24.4
  %DLCO 0.0397 26.8
VT %FVC 0.0006 8.6
  CRP 0.0093 13.2
  Sputum culture 0.0100 17.6
SF CRP <0.0001 18.8
  Age 0.0062 23.3
  %FVC 0.0202 26.5
RE CRP 0.0002 9.8
  %FVC 0.0068 14.7
  Age 0.0122 18.7
PCS Age <0.0001 21.6
  CRP <0.0001 34.9
  %DLCO 0.0003 41.1
  Sputum culture 0.0125 43.9
  UPD 0.0290 47.4
RCS CRP 0.0001 10.4
  Age 0.0345 13.4
  1. SF-36 36-item short form healthy survey, PF physical functioning, CRP C-reactive protein, FVC functional volume capacity, UPD underlying pulmonary disease, DL CO diffusing capacity of the lung for carbon monoxide, RP role physical, GH general health, SF social functioning, RE role-emotional, PCS physical component summary, RCS role/social component summary