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Table 5 Associations between possible determinants and sum of HADS depression and anxiety scores among individuals with Ehlers-Danlos’ syndrome (n = 250)

From: Self-reported quality of life, anxiety and depression in individuals with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS): a questionnaire study

  Simple linear regression Multiple linear regression R2 = 0.11, p < 0.0001
Variable Estimate R2 p= Estimate p=
Sex 0.85 0.01 0.16 0.01 0.98
Age (year) 0.03 0.02 0.03 0.03 0.07
Smoking 0.55 0.00 0.24 0.53 0.23
BMI (kg/m2) -0.07 0.02 0.03 -0.06 0.07
Tiredness -0.89 0.07 <0.0001 -0.65 0.002
Back pain -0.54 0.03 0.007 -0.12 0.30
  1. BMI = body mass index.