Table 5

Association between demographics, medical factors and health-related quality of life. Multivariate logistic regression—model containing symptoms instead of NYHA

Initial step
OR (95% CI)
Final step
OR (95% CI)
Age0.99 (0.97 to 1.02)
Physical activity (>3 h/week)4.51 (1.80 to 11.28)3.47 (1.64 to 7.35)
Smoker0.51 (0.19 to 1.37)
Symptoms0.30 (0.15 to 0.60)0.24 (0.13 to 0.46)
Normal or slightly reduced right ventricular function1.85 (0.70 to 4.89)
Cardiovascular medication yes0.56 (0.27 to 1.18)0.55 (0.30 to 0.99)
  • Normal or slightly reduced right ventricular function in contrast to moderately or severely reduced right ventricular function.