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Table 3 Association of QOL with the sociodemographic and psychological factors by univariate linear regression analyses

From: Factors affecting the quality of life of single mothers compared to married mothers

 Single mothers (N = 195)Married mothers (N = 357)
βS.E.pβS.E.p
Age0.2840.0960.004*−0.2210.0780.005*
Education level
 Middle school graduatea
  High school graduate2.6243.0350.3881.22.2450.593
  Above college7.4773.2430.022*8.2662.332< 0.001*
Occupation
 Housewife or studenta
  Production3.2832.2490.146−3.6161.6170.026*
  Indoor job3.2042.6260.2240.8192.7340.756
  Profession16.9545.0910.001*6.3394.9850.204
Monthly Income (10 thousand won)
  < 200a
  200–4993.0871.5420.047*8.20940.041*
   ≥ 50013.7853.216< 0.001*7.1594.4910.112
Residence
 Ownera
  Jeonse rental housing−8.4962.24< 0.001*−1.0171.5380.509
  Monthly rental housing−7.742.680.004*−4.635.0280.358
  Public Rental housing−17.2822.833< 0.001*−1.1445.92580.847
GARS score−0.2260.062< 0.001*−0.6240.058< 0.001*
CES-D score−0.2970.090.001*−0.620.083< 0.001*
SSI score−0.440.1480.003*−1.0610.126< 0.001*
AUDIT-K score−0.5410.1< 0.001*−0.9960.226< 0.001*
  1. *p < 0.05
  2. areference group
  3. S.E. Standard error
  4. GARS Global Assessment of Recent Stress, CES-D Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale
  5. SSI-Beck: Beck Scale for Suicide Ideation, AUDIT-K: Korean version of the Alcohol Use Disorder Identification Test