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Research Article

Suan Zao Ren Tang as an Original Treatment for Sleep Difficulty in Climacteric Women: A Prospective Clinical Observation

Table 5

The estimates of regression coefficients and standard errors for modeling outcomes of WHOQOL-BREF Scores.

Variable definitionsWHOQOL-BREF scores
PhysicalPsychologicalSocialEnvironmental
CoeffSECoeffSECoeffSECoeffSE

MRS at baseline
(<16 versus ≥16)
0.2170.4630.3360.5230.1860.6000.6250.545
Sleep quality at baseline
(poor versus very poor)
0.6730.5190.1010.5860.4200.6720.0610.610
Improvement at week 1 compared with baseline0.1370.0880.0460.0990.0510.1130.0620.103
Improvement at week 4 compared with baseline0.1570.0920.0700.1040.0120.1190.0750.108
Body mass index
(<25 versus ≥25)
0.0820.556−0.0080.6280.5970.720−0.3210.654
Marital status
(married versus others)
0.1360.5000.7050.5651.3350.647*0.6250.588
Educational level
(college or above versus others)
−0.4580.515−0.1210.582−0.2980.666−0.7160.605
Age0.0130.0420.0230.047−0.0400.0540.0110.049

WHOQOL-BREF: the World Health Organization’s quality of life instrument—short version.
MRS: the menopause rating scale.
Sleep quality is an item of the Pittsburg sleep quality index on a 4-point scale: 0 is very good sleep quality; 1 is fairly good sleep quality; 2 is fairly bad sleep quality; 3 indicates very bad sleep quality.
*indicates ;  **indicates ;  ***indicates .

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