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Table 4 Multivariable linear and logistic regression models on HRQoL, psychiatric symptoms and return-to-work after 12 months (adjusted for age, sex, BMI, severity of ARDS, SOFA score, SAPS-II and length of ICU stay)

From: Tracheostomy in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome is not related to quality of life, symptoms of psychiatric disorders or return-to-work: the prospective DACAPO cohort study

Dependent variableIndependent variableB (95%-CI)p
PCS-12a (n = 305)Tracheostomy− 0.73 (− 3.96, 2.51)0.659
MCS-12a (n = 305)Tracheostomy− 0.71 (− 4.92, 3.49)0.739
PHQ-9a (n = 364)Tracheostomy0.10 (− 1.43, 1.64)0.894
PTSS-14a (n = 363)Tracheostomy3.31 (− 1.81, 8.43)0.204
  OR (95%-CI) 
Depressionb (n = 370)Tracheostomy1.52 (0.61, 3.78)0.368
Anxiety disorderb (n = 354)Tracheostomy1.26 (0.41, 3.86)0.691
PTSDb (n = 366)Tracheostomy0.91 (0.29, 2.82)0.870
OCDb (n = 361)Tracheostomy0.59 (0.05, 6.68)0.667
Return-to-workb (n = 199)Tracheostomy0.71 (0.31, 1.64)0.416
  1. B regression coefficient, 95%-CI 95% confidence interval, MCS-12 Mental Component Scale of Short-Form 12 Questionnaire, OCD obsessive–compulsive disorder, OR odds ratio, PCS-12 Physical Component Scale of Short-Form 12 Questionnaire, PTSD post-traumatic stress disorder, PHQ-9 Patient Health Questionnaire-9, PTSS-14 Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome 14-Questions Inventory
  2. *p < 0.05
  3. aHealth-related quality of life and symptoms of psychiatric disorders (depression, PTSD) were diagnosed according to the results of patient self-reported questionnaires
  4. bPsychiatric disorders diagnosed by a physician were recorded by patient self-report in the follow-up questionnaires