Table 4. Complete case analysis: multivariable logistic regression model with predictors for distress after 5 years, per patient group
OPCs(n = 48)MPCs(n = 160)OPs(n = 100)
Baseline predictors for distress after 5 years aOR (95% CI) aOR (95% CI) aOR (95% CI)
Sex (reference category men)2.34 (0.55 to 9.98)1.43 (0.49 to 4.19)0.57 (0.19 to 1.65)
Distress (reference category no)2.92 (0.72 to 11.84) 4.13 (1.68 to 10.17)2.21 (0.60 to 8.15)
Fatigue (reference category no)1.00 (0.14 to 7.32) 7.05 (2.31 to 21.56)2.47 (0.14 to 44.45)
Functional status (reference category independent)1.77 (0.46 to 6.87)0.85 (0.35 to 2.08)1.62 (0.58 to 4.51)
Loss of spouse or partner (reference category no)0.23 (0.02 to 2.31) 5.93 (1.46 to 24.14)3.42 (0.87 to 13.42)
  • aOR = adjusted odds ratio. CI = confidence interval. MPCs = middle-aged patients with cancer. OPCs = older patients with cancer. OPs = older patients without cancer.