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Table 3 Stepwise multivariable linear analysis of clinical variables and Rasch-calibrated QoL (N = 60)

From: Associations of subjective and objective clinical outcomes of visual functions with quality of life in Chinese glaucoma patients: a cross-sectional study

Variables Rasch-calibrated NEI VFQ Rasch-calibrated GQL
β (95% CI) F P β (95% CI) F P
Unadjusted   12.999 < 0.001   13.507 < 0.001
WE MD in VF (dB) 0.36(0.134 to 0.595)    −0.345 (− 0.569 to − 0.109)   
WE PVEP L in 15 min size (ms) − 0.345 (− 0.607 to − 0.124)    - -   
WE PVEP A in 15 min size (μV) - -    − 0.343 (− 0.593 to − 0.112)   
Adjusted *   4.303 0.001   5.169 < 0.001
WE MD in VF (dB) - -    - -   
WE PVEP L in 15 min size (ms) −0.347 (− 0.618 to − 0.118)    - -   
WE PVEP A in 15 min size (μV) - -    − 0.338 (− 0.588 to − 0.108)   
  1. Bold items indicate P < 0.05 based on t test. β (95% CI) and F statistics were calculated with normalized data. *: Adjusted for age, gender, duration of glaucoma, glaucoma severity and glaucoma type. QoL quality of life, NEI VFQ National Eye Institute Visual Function Questionnaire, GQL Glaucoma Quality of Life, BE better eye, WE worse eye, MD mean deviation, VF visual field, PVEP pattern visual evoked potentials, L latency, A amplitude