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Table 3 R2 values and standardized β-coefficients in multiple linear regressions for each WHOQOL-BREF and SF36 domains (model 2)

From: Psychological distress as predictor of quality of life in men experiencing infertility: a cross-sectional survey

  WHOQOL-BREF SF-36
  Psychol
Std-β
Physical
Std-β
Social
Std-β
Environ
Std-β
Overall
Std-β
Phys Fun
Std-β
R Phys
Std-β
B Pain
Std-β
G Health
Std-β
Vitality
Std-β
S Funct
Std-β
R Emot
Std-β
Ment H
Std-β
Age .084 .000 .095 .039 .100 -.154 -.075 .013 .063 .003 .072 .122 .201
Duration of the relationship .010 .069 .003 .089 -.018 .024 .019 -.014 .016 .134 .010 -.018 .166
Educational level .063 -.052 -.113 -.033 -.105 .054 .117 -.010 .053 -.040 -.019 -.190 -.139
Sexual life .058 .115 -.009 -.032 .095 .062 .061 .071 -.002 .073 -.004 .009 .051
SES -.024 -.097 -.099 -.124 -.080 .121 .062 -.037 -.189 .121 -.017 .065 .051
Having Children .015 -.045 .076 -.050 -.105 -.080 -.062 .032 -.055 .030 -.023 -.025 -.041
Previous AR -.014 -.069 .047 .230 .085 .074 -.011 .064 .038 -.013 .019 .097 .128
Dialogue with partner .109 -.097 .062 .116 .044 -.034 -.196 -.020 .062 .090 -.047 -.052 .194
Duration of attempts -.100 -.097 .005 -.208 -.056 .015 -.082 -.172 -.145 .015 -.107 -.043 -.110
Etiology of infertility -.019 -.001 -.112 -.057 -.062 .155 -.032 -.080 .005 .069 -.060 -.035 -.036
BAI total -.199 -.280 -.108 -.242 -.180 -.269 -.131 -.418 -.176 -.293 -.472 -.115 -.261
BDI total -.294 -.314 -.323 -.246 -.293 -.213 -.340 -.252 -.233 -.239 -.249 -.369 -.333
Model R2 .246 .311 .225 .315 .230 .255 .209 .397 .228 .304 .406 .226 .403
R2 Change (Model 2 - Model 1) .176 .252 .144 .170 .163 .165 .169 .324 .121 .197 .377 .182 .254
  1. Psychol = Psychological; Environ = Environmental; Phys Fun = Physical Functioning; R Phys = Role Physical; B Pain = Bodily Pain; S Funct = Social Functioning; R Emot = Role Emotional; Ment H = Mental Health; educational level (1 = < 9 years; 2 = 9-11 years, 3 = > 11 years); sexual life (1 = worse, 2 = equal, 3 = better); SES = socio-economic status (1 = A, 2 = B, 3 = C, 4 = D); Having children (1 = no; 2 = yes); Previous AR = Previous Assisted Reproduction (1 = no, 2 = yes); dialogue with partner(1 = worse, 2 = equal, 3 = better); etiology (1 = male, 2 = non-male); BAI = Beck Anxiety Inventory; BDI = Beck Depression Inventory.
  2. Bolded values are significant (p < .05)