Table 5

Adjusted association between functional dependency and type of social network (Multivariate analysis)

Adjusted Prevalence Ratio

Confidence intervals at 95%


Diverse without community participation

1.3

0.9 - 1.7

Widowed

1.5*

1.1 - 2.1

Nonfriends-restricted

1.2

0.9 - 1.8

Nonfamily-restricted

1.5

0.9 - 2.3

Age 75 years or more

1.9*

1.6 - 2.2



Residence

South

0.8

0.6 - 1.0

West

0.9

0.8 - 1.2

North

1.9*

1.6 - 2.2


Irregular and physical inactivity

1.9*

1.6 - 2.5

Negative self-rated health

1.9*

1.5 - 2.4

Number of chronic diseases

1.2*

1.2 - 1.3



Probable depression

1.9*

1.6 - 2.3

Established depression

2.7*

2.1 - 3.3


*p < 0.05

Doubova (Dubova) et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:104   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-104

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