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Table 8 Multivariate analysis of influence of preoperative PCS and MCS scores on postoperative quality of life improvement

From: Health-related quality of life after cardiac surgery – the effects of age, preoperative conditions and postoperative complications

Variable Regression coefficient Odds ratio Confidence interval (95%) P value
Gender     0.3155
Age >70 years     0.1103
Type of surgery     0.1931
Preoperative PCS 0.026 1.03 1.00 – 1.05 0.0187
Preoperative MCS 0.022 1.02 0.997 – 1.00 0.0846
Constant - 4.415    
  1. PCS – Preoperative physical component summary, MCS – Preoperative physical component summary; in brackets are P values for preoperative MCS status.