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Table 3 Associations between patient characteristics and functional status and HRQoL 15 months after injury

From: Psychometric properties of questionnaires evaluating health-related quality of life and functional status in polytrauma patients with lower extremity injury

   Age Hospital stay
   OR 95% CI P OR 95% CI P
SIP-136 Body Care and Movement ** 1.33 0.72 - 2.45 0.179 1.95 1.06 - 3.58 0.016
  Home Management * 2.30 1.60 - 5.62 0.001 4.58 2.32 - 9.04 0.000
  Mobility * 1.81 0.94 - 3.50 0.039 4.78 2.32 - 9.84 0.000
  Ambulation * 1.82 0.99 - 3.35 0.028 3.21 1.71 - 6.02 0.000
SF-36 Role-Physical ** 0.44 0.24 - 0.82 0.005 0.34 0.18 - 0.64 0.001
  Physical Functioning * 0.35 0.18 - 0.66 0.001 0.16 0.08 - 0.33 0.000
GARS ADL * 3.33 1.75 - 6.35 0.000 3.77 1.90 - 7.48 0.000
  IADL ** 3.16 1.68 - 5.95 0.000 6.55 3.19 - 13.46 0.000
   Intensive care stay Discharge destination
   OR 95% CI P OR 95% CI P
SIP-136 Body Care and Movement ** 1.26 0.69 - 2.30 0.228 2.29 1,17 - 4,50 0,008
  Home Management * 2.79 1.43 - 5.42 0.002 3.36 1,64 - 6,87 0,001
  Mobility * 3.01 1.51 - 6.02 0.001 3.08 1,53 - 6,22 0,001
  Ambulation * 1.70 0.92 - 3.17 0.046 2.06 1,04 - 4,06 0,019
SF-36 Role-Physical ** 0.51 0.27 - 0.95 0.018 0.36 0,18 - 0,72 0,002
  Physical Functioning * 0.35 0.18 - 0.68 0.001 0.31 0,15 - 0,62 0,001
GARS ADL * 1.86 0.96 - 3.60 0.034 4.41 2,05 - 9,46 0,000
  IADL ** 2.83 1.45 - 5.51 0.001 4.74 2,28 - 9,87 0,000
   Pain    
   OR 95% CI P    
SIP-136 Body Care and Movement ** 6.25 3.04 - 12.84 0.000    
  Home Management * 7.05 3.29 - 15.13 0.000    
  Mobility * 4.72 2.33 - 9.56 0.000    
  Ambulation * 8.73 4.00 - 19.08 0.000    
SF-36 Role-Physical ** 0.10 0.04 - 0.23 0.000    
  Physical Functioning * 0.17 0.08 - 0.34 0.000    
GARS ADL * 7.22 3.25 - 16.02 0.000    
  IADL ** 5.72 2.74 - 11.95 0.000    
  1. SIP-136 = Sickness Impact Profile- 136; SF-36 = SF-36 item Health Status Survey; GARS = the Groningen Activity Restriction Scale; ADL = Activities in Daily Living; IADL = Instrumental Activities of Daily Living; OR = Odds Ratio; CI = Confidence Interval.
  2. *Adjusted for co-variates: age, gender and co-morbidity.
  3. **Adjusted for co-variates: age and co-morbidity.