Table 4 Beta coefficients relating age and smoking status to health-related quality of life score (HUI3), by sex among current and former daily smokers, household population aged 40 or older in 1994/1995, Canada excluding territories

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Table 4
Beta coefficients relating age and smoking status to health-related quality of life score (HUI3),† by sex among current and former daily smokers, household population aged 40 or older in 1994/1995, Canada excluding territories
Table summary
This table displays the results of beta coefficients relating age and smoking status to health-related quality of life score (hui3) men and women, calculated using model a and model b (effects of smoking intensity) units of measure (appearing as column headers).
Men Women
Model A Model B (effects of smoking intensity) Model A Model B (effects of smoking intensity)
Baseline (age 57Note )  
Intercept 0.970116Note *** 1.040797Note *** 0.914962Note *** 0.945185Note ***
Smoking status  
Current daily smokerNote §  
Former daily smoker  
Years since quitting daily smoking  
4 or fewer -0.022932 -0.02132 -0.020195 -0.02131
5 to 9 0.045723Note * 0.055032Note * 0.021574 0.023818
10 to 19 0.075224Note *** 0.086432Note *** 0.104222Note *** 0.105696Note ***
20 or more 0.139611Note *** 0.137711Note *** 0.123231Note *** 0.118209Note ***
Number of cigarette smoked per day Note ...: not applicable -0.003522Note *** Note ...: not applicable -0.001785Note *
Rate of change  
Linear -0.011655Note *** -0.011772Note *** -0.006666Note *** -0.006680Note ***
Interaction with:  
Former daily smoker  
Years since quitting daily smoking  
4 or fewer Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable -0.003883Note * -0.004017Note *
5 to 9 Note ...: not applicable Note ...: not applicable -0.006827Note ** -0.006890Note **
Quadratic -0.000028 -0.000015 -0.000001 -0.000007
Cubic -0.000014Note *** -0.000015Note *** -0.000021Note *** -0.000021Note ***
-2 log likelihood 23,333.92 23,665.06 20,137.57 20,116.67
... not applicable
based on arcsine-transformed values
age centred at 57
§ reference category
* significantly different from reference category/zero (for age and number of cigarettes smoked per day) (p < 0.05)
** significantly different from reference category/zero (for age and number of cigarettes smoked per day) (p < 0.01)
*** significantly different from reference category/zero (for age and number of cigarettes smoked per day) (p < 0.001)
Source: 1994/1995 to 2010/2011 National Population Health Survey, longitudinal sample (square).