Table 5

Regression analysis of somatic symptom score in 1995 on predictors in 1990 in 189 men and 322 women with no long standing disease in 1995

GenderPredictor in 1990Regression coefficientt valuep valueR2
EstimateStandard error
Men Somatic symptom score0.3150.0535.938<0.001
Relief smoking0.1600.0712.2660.025
Constant11.2441.11110.120<0.0010.19
Women Somatic symptom score0.3260.0486.837<0.001
Negative life event score0.2240.0942.3790.018
Self esteem−0.0740.0461.6250.105
Constant14.6401.9657.449<0.0010.20