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Table 4 Assessment of criterion validity for the post-fistula repair reintegration instrument

From: Development and preliminary validation of a post-fistula repair reintegration instrument among Ugandan women

  Reintegration score
β 95% CI P r2
Duration of Fistula      0.11
  < 3 Months REF - - -  
 3–12 Months −2.82 −18.83 13.28 0.725  
 1–2 Years −5.07 34.29 24.15 0.729  
 3–5 Years 11.13 −8.25 30.51 0.255  
  ≥ 5 Years 13.28 1.01 25.56 0.034  
Severity of Urinary Incontinence −0.83 −2.4 0.74 0.294 0.02
Severity of Fecal Incontinence −0.92 −2.86 1.02 0.346 0.02
General Health −1.52 −15.24 12.21 0.826 0.00
Physical Symptoms
 Number of Symptoms −2.31 −5.17 0.55 0.112 0.04
 Any Symptoms versus None −8.31 −21.87 5.25 0.225 0.03
Quality of Life
 Overall 0.42 −0.07 0.91 0.094 0.05
 Physical 0.36 0.15 0.56 0.001 0.18
 Psychological 0.49 0.16 0.82 0.004 0.14
 Social 0.46 0.25 0.67 <0.001 0.25
 Environmental 0.27 −0.08 0.62 0.124 0.04
Depressive Symptoms −16.06 −22.80 −9.32 <0.001 0.28
Self-Esteem 1.67 0.58 2.75 0.003 0.14
Stigma
 Verbal Abuse −0.27 −0.46 −0.08 0.007 0.12
 Negative Self Perception −0.27 −0.40 −0.14 <0.001 0.23
 Social Isolation −0.34 −0.52 −0.17 <0.001 0.21
 Fear of Contagion −0.36 −0.63 −0.08 0.012 0.10
Social Support
 All 0.92 0.44 1.40 <0.001 0.20
 Partner 2.19 0.94 3.45 0.001 0.17
 Family 1.33 0.33 2.33 0.01 0.11
 Friend 0.97 −0.23 2.17 0.11 0.04
Any Trauma 1.39 −4.08 6.86 0.614 0.00