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Table 4 Coefficients of the single NPI-Q agitation items of the adjusted a mixed linear regression models

From: Relationship between the severity of agitation and quality of life in residents with dementia living in German nursing homes - a secondary data analysis

Dependent variable Agitation/Aggression b Disinhibition b Irritability/Lability b
Quality of life dimension positive affect -1.53 *** -0.28 -1.36 **
Quality of life dimension negative affect -0.20 -0.08 -0.08
Quality of life dimension restless tense behaviour -1.21 *** -0.47 -0.74
Quality of life dimension social relations -1.02 *** 0.30 -1.12 ***
Quality of life dimension social isolation -1.47 *** -1.52 *** -1.10 **
  1. aAdjusted for age, sex, visit, length of stay in months, delusions, anxiety, aberrant motor, hallucinations;
  2. bCoefficient for severity of the NPI-Q item (changes in quality of life when moving from no/mild to severe)
  3. Random factor = care units nested in nursing homes; SE=standard error; CI=confidence interval
  4. ***p <0.001, ** p <0.005