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Table 2 Comparisons of Changes in Quality of Life Indices from baseline to 1 year

From: Association between appropriateness of coronary revascularization and quality of life in patients with stable ischemic heart disease

Comparison Unadjusted (95% CI) p-value Adjusted (95% CI) p-value
ANGINA FREQUENCY: n = 247
Indication Therapy     
Appropriate Revascularization VS medical therapy 10.2 (-0.6,20.9) 0.063 9.8 (-1.6,21.2) 0.093
Inappropriate Revascularization VS medical therapy 13.6 (-2.1,29.3) 0.090 10.0 (-6.2,26.2) 0.227
Uncertain Revascularization VS medical therapy 10.6 (-1.7,22.9) 0.09 11.3 (-1.3,24.0) 0.080
ANGINA STABILITY: n = 213
Indication Therapy     
Appropriate Revascularization VS medical therapy 14.6 (0.8,28.3) 0.038 14.6 (0.8,28.3) 0.038
Inappropriate Revascularization VS medical therapy 13.0 (-17.3,43.3) 0.401 9.7 (-20.4,39.7) 0.529
Uncertain Revascularization VS medical therapy -9.4 (-35.1,16.3) 0.475 -7.7 (-34.4,19.0) 0.571
PHYSICAL LIMITATION: n = 239
Indication Therapy     
Appropriate Revascularization VS medical therapy 10.1 (1.8,18.5) 0.017 9.3 (0.7,17.8) 0.034
Inappropriate Revascularization VS medical therapy 18.3 (5.8,30.8) 0.004 17.7 (3.9,31.6) 0.012
Uncertain Revascularization VS medical therapy 19.3 (8.6,29.9) <0.001 19.2 (8.2,30.1) <0.001
DISEASE PERCEPTION: n = 243
Indication Therapy     
Appropriate Revascularization VS medical therapy 14.4 (5.6,23.1) 0.001 12.7 (4.3,21.1) 0.003
Inappropriate Revascularization VS medical therapy 26.0 (13.6,38.5) <0.001 26.9 (13.6,40.3) <0.001
Uncertain Revascularization VS medical therapy 7.2 (-4.8,19.1) 0.239 6.5 (-5.7,18.8) 0.294
TREATMENT SATISFACTION: n = 246
Indication Therapy     
Appropriate Revascularization VS medical therapy 7.6 (2.1,13.1) 0.007 7.6 (1.9,13.2) 0.009
Inappropriate Revascularization VS medical therapy 4.5 (-4.1,13.1) 0.302 6.0 (-2.5,14.5) 0.167
Uncertain Revascularization VS medical therapy 1.2 (-8.4,10.9) 0.802 1.7 (-8.1,11.4) 0.733
EQ_5D: n = 252
Indication Therapy     
Appropriate Revascularization VS medical therapy 0.095 (0.024,0.165) 0.008 0.073 (0.003,0.144) 0.040
Inappropriate Revascularization VS medical therapy -0.010 (-0.0168,0.148) 0.902 -0.009 (-0.189,0.171) 0.920
Uncertain Revascularization VS medical therapy 0.062 (-0.012,0.135) 0.099 0.063 (-0.014,0.139) 0.107