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Table 3 OLS Linear Regression Models Predicting Fertility-Specific Quality of Life (FertiQoL) and Anxiety for Women (n = 88)

From: Too much time? Time use and fertility-specific quality of life among men and women seeking specialty care for infertility

  (A) FertiQoL Core (B) FertiQoL Emotional (C) FertiQoL Social (D) FertiQoL Mind/Body (E) FertiQoL Relational (F) PROMIS Anxiety
Beta Std. Err. Beta Std. Err. Beta Std. Err. Beta Std. Err. Beta Std. Err. Beta Std. Err.
Time Use (no time spent)
Research −.575 3.53 1.92 5.12 −1.62 3.52 −5.25 4.89 3.80 3.36 1.50 2.21
Reflecting (less than 1 hour)
1–2 hours − 4.9 4.12 −6.49 5.98 − 11.4* 5.28 1.84 5.71 −3.54 3.91 .909 2.58
3+ hours −9.5* 4.20 −14.0* 6.10 − 12.3* 5.39 −5.82 5.83 −4.96 4.03 −.518 2.63
Discussion with partner .332 4.01 .489 5.82 −.435 5.14 2.19 5.55 −2.64 4.03 −4.13 2.51
Discussion with others −1.73 3.32 −6.58 4.82 −1.73 3.16 − 6.08 4.60 .159 3.15 4.18* 2.07
Logistics −3.03 3.26 −8.45 5.83 −1.73 4.18 1.20 4.52 −2.67 3.11 −.750 2.04
Covariates             
CSI^ 1.83** .547 1.06 .794 .890 .702 1.01 .758 4.34*** .519 −.185 .342
College degree or more vs. less 3.50 3.35 4.31 4.87 5.77 4.31 4.33 4.65 −.089 3.19 2.55 2.10
Age 1.11*** .292 1.35** .424 .864* .702 1.44** .405 .740* .278 −.181 .183
Non-White vs. Non-Hispanic White 1.21 4.01 8.01 5.83 −3.82 5.15 1.31 5.57 −.829 3.82 2.82 2.51
  1. ^Couples Satisfaction Index (CSI)
  2. *p < .05; ** < .01; *** < .001