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Table 4 Factors influencing the choice of questionnaires used for HRQOL assessment (logistic regression analysis)

From: Assessing health-related quality of life in urology – a survey of 4500 German urologists

  IPSS OR (95% CI) IIEF OR (95% CI) Karnofsky-Index OR (95% CI) AMS OR (95% CI)
Agea 0.95 (0.93–0.97) 0.96 (0.95–0.98) 1.01 (0.99–1.03) 0.99 (0.97–1.01)
Gender
 Male 1 1 1 1
 Female 0.65 (0.38–1.08) 0.61 (0.42–0.89) 0.76 (0.54–1.07) 0.72 (0.48–1.08)
Working Environment
 Hospital 1 1 1 1
 Private practice 1.10 (0.72–1.69) 0.67 (0.49–0.92) 0.78 (0.59–1.03) 6.30 (4.58–8.66)
Qualification
 Consultant 1 1 1 1
 In Training 0.95 (0.39–2.33) 0.77 (0.41–1.43) 1.01 (0.59–1.72) 0.34 (0.14–0.81)
  1. aIn years as continuous variable