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Table 4 Multiple logistic regression analyses to identify characteristics of MUPS versus Diagnosis and non-MUPS group.

From: Patients with persistent medically unexplained symptoms in general practice: characteristics and quality of care

  MUPS vs Diagnosis MUPS vs non-MUPS
  Adjusted ORa (95% CI) Adjusted ORa (95% CI)
Health-related quality of life (SF-36)   
   Physical functioning 1.56 (1.10–2.21) 2.16 (1.52–3.06)
   Social functioning 1.66 (1.18–2.33) 2.22 (1.59–3.10)
   Role limitations physical 1.65 (1.21–2.25) 2.36 (1.74–3.19)
   Role limitations emotional 2.06 (1.44–2.94) 2.58 (1.83–3.65)
   Mental functioning 2.21 (1.57–3.11) 2.66 (1.91–3.70)
   Vitality 2.05 (1.49–2.83) 2.84 (2.08–3.88)
   Pain 2.02 (1.48–2.76) 2.94 (2.15–4.00)
   General health 1.78 (1.30–2.44) 2.57 (1.88–3.52)
Psychological distress (GHQ-12) 1.68 (1.23–2.28) 2.20 (1.63–2.97)
Coping style (CISS-21)   
   Task oriented 0.94 (0.77–1.16) 0.91 (0.75–1.12)
Social isolation 1.09 (1.02–1.16) 1.08 (1.02–1.15)
Quality of care   
   Quote content 0.55 (0.38–0.80) 0.60 (0.42–0.86)
  1. a Odds ratios adjusted for gender, age, educational level, health insurance type, marital status (married/living together versus unmarried/divorced/widowed), and chronic diseases (yes/no).