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Table 2 Predictors for QOL among older adults during COVID-19 pandemic

From: Predictive factors of Quality of Life in older adults during the COVID-19 pandemic

Variables Crud β coefficient (CI 95%) Adjusted β coefficient (CI 95%)
Fear   − 0.74(− 0.87, − 0.61)
p < 0.001
− 0.44(− 0.57, − 0.32)
p < 0.001
Age   − 0.90(− 1.08, − 0.73)
p < 0.001
− 0.49(− 0.66, − 0.32)
p < 0.001
Gender   − 3.70(− 6.28, − 1.11)
p = 0.005
0.97(− 1.37, 3.31)
p = 0.416
Marital status Single 1 1
  Married 1.77(− 3.26, 6.79)
p = 490
− 4.23(− 11.26, 2.79)
p = 0.237
  Divorced − 10.77(− 16.75, − 4.79)
p < 0.001
− 5.792(− 10.99, − 0.58)
p = 0.029
  Widow − 13.18(− 18.39, − 7.95)
p < 0.001
− 2.46(− 7.62, 2.69)
p = 0.349
Level of education Illiterate 1 1
  Elementary 4.48(0.68, 8.28)
p = 0.021
2.67(− 0.46, 5.80)
p = 0.095
  Secondary 11.52(7.88, 15.16)
p < 0.001
4.45(1.15, 7.74)
p = 0.008
  Academic 20.74(15.81, 25.67)
p < 0.001
6.25(1.49, 11.01)
p = 0.010
Economic situation Low 1 1
  Average 10.50(6.51, 14.49)
p < 0.001
9.18(5.89, 12.47)
p < 0.001
  Good 18.68(14.50, 22.86)
p < 0.001
12.68(9.00, 16.35)
p < 0.001
  Excellent 26.64(21.12, 32.18)
p < 0.001
14.64(9.69, 19.60)
p < 0.001
Job Housewife-unemployed 1 1
  Retired 9.10(6.45, 11.75)
p < 0.001
0.99(− 2.18, 4.16)
p = 0.540
  Employed 12.90(8.60, 17.19)
p < 0.001
1.23(− 10.33, 12.80)
p = 0.843
Living arrangement With spouse 1 1
  With children and spouse − 0.04(− 3.59, 3.5)
p = 0.982
0.87(− 2.01, 3.77)
p = 0.552
  With children − 12.86(− 16.31, − 9.42)
p < 0.001
− 5.64(− 12.45, 1.15)
p = 0.104
  Alone − 13.85(− 16.73, − 10.98)
p < 0.001
− 8.44(− 14.75, − 2.14)
p = 0.009
  Others − 11.57(− 20.45, − 2.69)
p = 0.011
− 13.28(− 22.43, − 4.12)
p = 0.005
Insurance Yes 8.96(5.40, 12.52)
p < 0.001
− 0.13(− 3.34, 3.08)
p = 0.938
COVID in family Yes − 6.63(− 9.58, − 3.70)
p < 0.001
− 0.12(− 3.34, 3.08)
p = 0.938
COVID death in family Yes − 7.03(− 9.71, − 4.34)
p < 0.001
− 0.72(− 1.49, 0.04)
p = 0.065
Physical disease Yes − 8.05(− 12.37, − 3.73)
p < 0.001
− 2.49(− 5.82, 0.83)
p = 0.141
  1. β: Standard regression coefficient, t: Test statistics, QoL: Quality of Life, SD: Standard Deviation, CI: Confidence Interval