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Table 2 Univariate predictors of patient-rated and assessor-rated quality of life

From: Validity of subjective versus objective quality of life assessment in people with schizophrenia

  Patient-Rated QoL (N = 80) Assessor-Rated QoL (N = 80)
Variable Mean p Mean p
Gender M = 3.78 0.176 M = 38.28 0.019
F = 4.27 F = 48.28
Smoking Yes = 3.84 0.198 Yes = 38.69 0.007
No = 4.38 No = 51.59
Current drug use Yes = 3.71 0.386 Yes = 37.29 0.185
No = 4.05 No = 43.30
Current alcohol use Yes = 3.63 0.301 Yes = 38.62 0.368
No = 4.02 No = 42.75
  r p r p
Duration of illness (yr) 0.065 0.588 0.203 0.084
Number of previous hospitalisations −0.037 0.767 −0.123 0.313
Insight (BIS) −0.360 0.003 0.136 0.285
Depression (CDSS) −0.600 <0.001 −0.279 0.016
Positive symptoms (PANSS) 0.011 0.928 −0.285 0.013
Negative symptoms (PANSS) −0.078 0.511 −0.676 <0.001
General psychopathology (PANSS) −0.298 0.010 −0.482 <0.000
Total symptom score (PANSS) −0.190 0.105 −0.590 <0.001
Body Mass Index (BMI) 0.160 0.190 0.180 0.139
Simpson-Angus −0.048 0.688 −0.066 0.575
Barnes Akathisia −0.133 0.267 −0.075 0.523
AIMS 0.099 0.410 0.076 0.521
Non-neurological side effects (ANNSERS) −0.254 0.030 −0.056 0.635
Adherence Rating (Kemp) −0.217 0.063 0.215 0.065
Drug Attitude (DAI) −0.145 0.222 0.422 <0.001