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Table 3 Associated factors of unmet needs – multiple regression analysis

From: Unmet supportive care needs and associated factors among young adult cancer patients in Japan

  Total needs Physical & daily living needs Psychological needs
B β t p B β t p B β t p
PS (0, 1, 2, 3, 4) 19.401 0.313 4.723 < 0.001 3.499 0.409 6.686 < 0.001 5.514 0.280 4.252 < 0.001
Change in work & school life (Ref: yes) −14.622 −0.190 −2.889 0.004 −2.916 −0.275 −4.491 < 0.001 −5.873 − 0.240 −3.676 < 0.001
Social support −0.561 − 0.144 − 2.267 0.024 − 0.184 − 0.148 − 2.356 0.019
  Health system & information needs Care and support needs Sexuality needs
B β t p B β t p B β t p
PS (0, 1, 2, 3, 4) 6.279 0.263 3.764 < 0.001 2.804 0.266 3.858 < 0.001 1.406 0.247 3.647 < 0.001
Change in work & school life (Ref: yes) 3.725 0.125 1.771 0.078 −1.667 −0.128 −1.862 0.064
Social support −0.189 − 0.126 −1.888 0.060 − 0.088 − 0.133 −2.018 0.045
  1. B: Coefficient, β: Standardized coefficient
  2. A reference is provided for a categorical variable. A low score for a social support scale represents poor social support