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Table 3 Results of linear regression analyses for depression (Model 2.1) and anxiety (Model 2.2) 5 to 6 years after diagnosis

From: Prevalence and determinants of anxiety and depression in long-term breast cancer survivors

Variable Options Model 2.1. Depression Model 2.2. Anxiety
Coefficient p-value 95% CI Coefficient p-value 95% CI
Intercept 6.43 .001 5.45 7.42 7.57 .001 6.49 8.65
Age Under 50 years 1.17 .02 0.21 2.12 1.08 .04 0.03 2.12
50 to 59 years Reference
60 to 69 years 0.41 .23 −0.27 1.09 − 0.74 .05 −1.48 0.00
70 to 79 years −0.33 .72 −2.18 1.51 −1.89 .07 −3.90 0.13
Missing −0.97 .44 −3.47 1.53 −1.04 .45 −3.76 1.69
Vocational training No vocational training 1.01 .18 −0.48 2.50 0.31 .70 −1.31 1.94
General vocational training Reference
Specialised training or training for master craftsmanship 0.02 .97 −0.90 0.93 0.81 .11 − 0.20 1.81
University (of applied sciences) degree −1.15 .001 −1.83 -0.47 −0.27 .47 −1.01 0.47
Missing 0.47 .72 −2.13 3.06 1.21 .40 −1.62 4.04
Living together with a partner No Reference
Yes −0.67 .08 −1.43 0.91 −0.34 .42 −1.17 0.49
Missing 1.95 .36 −2.20 6.09 −1.46 .52 −6.00 3.06
Children No Reference
Yes 1.17 .01 0.35 1.98 0.84 .06 −0.04 1.73
Missing 1.53 .09 −0.25 3.30 0.63 .52 −1.31 2.56
UICC TNM stage 0 0.06 .92 −1.11 1.24 −0.23 .72 −1.52 1.05
1 Reference
2 0.06 .86 −0.62 0.74 0.14 .71 −0.60 0.88
3 und 4 0.20 .74 −1.00 1.39 −0.59 .38 −1.89 0.72
Missing 0.57 .30 −0.52 1.67 0.12 .84 −1.08 1.32
Type of surgery Breast-conserving surgery Reference
Mastectomy 0.52 .16 −0.21 1.26 0.91 .03 0.10 1.71
Missing −1.21 .09 −2.62 0.20 0.46 .55 −1.08 2.00
Number of comorbidities 0 Reference
1 0.57 .09 −0.09 1.24 0.43 .25 −0.30 1.15
2 and more 1.31 .001 0.58 2.03 0.94 .02 0.15 1.73
Cancer recurrence No Reference
Yes 0.13 .71 −0.56 0.82 −0.29 .44 −1.05 0.46
Missing −1.35 .45 −4.88 0.82 −0.23 .91 −4.08 3.62
n 164 164
R2 0.32 0.20