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Table 6 Results of multiple linear regression analysis on factors influencing children’s quality of life reported by parents on their behalf

From: Effects of minimally invasive and traditional surgeries on the quality of life of children with congenital heart disease: a retrospective propensity score-matched study

  Problems related to cardiac symptoms and their treatment Drug treatment problems Problems related to perceived physical appearance Problems related to anxiety about treatment Problems related to cognitive psychology Problems related to communication
b P b P b P b P b P b P
MIS
(reference = TS)
0.0257 0.135 0.0414 0.309 0.1296 0.003 0.0463 0.135 0.0127 0.716 0.0390 0.701
Age −0.0137 < 0.001 0.0088 0.226 −0.0287 < 0.001 −0.0060 0.277 −0.0102 0.103 0.0187 0.307
Male
(reference = female)
0.0511 0.004 0.0516 0.216 0.0541 0.229 0.0296 0.349 0.0198 0.578 0.1479 0.156
BMI −0.0004 0.883 −0.0041 0.577 0.0130 0.099 0.0083 0.132 0.0169 0.007 0.0383 0.036
Time after operation 0.0016 < 0.001 0.0024 0.028 0.0004 0.730 0.0002 0.728 −0.0016 0.083 0.0051 0.063
VSD (reference = ASD) −0.0039 0.882 −0.0395 0.526 0.1216 0.072 0.0786 0.098 0.1372 0.011 0.1175 0.452
Other types of diseases
(reference = ASD)
−0.0222 0.783 −0.1538 0.423 0.1114 0.591 0.0183 0.900 −0.2179 0.187 −1.7654 < 0.001
  1. TS Traditional surgery, MIS Minimally invasive surgery, BMI body mass index, VSD ventricular septal defect, ASD atrial septal defect, P < 0.05 suggesting statistical significance