Table 3

Association between particular comorbid diseases and visual utility values, using multiple linear regression

Predictor variableβ Coefficientp Value
Age (continuous)0.0002320.782
Sex (referent to male)0.003860.848
Race (referent to white people)0.03110.475
Years of education (continuous)0.002200.494
Vision in better seeing eye (logMAR scale between 0 and 1)0.327<0.0005
Presence of diabetes mellitus0.01000.628
Presence of heart disease−0.01080.632
Presence of cerebrovascular accident−0.06600.034
Presence of cancer−0.02550.308
Presence of renal failure requiring dialysis−0.04880.191