Table 2

Adjusted hazard ratios for effect of covariates on 15-year survival

Variable

HRa

95% CIb


Age group

65 - 69

1.00

70 - 74

1.62

1.10 - 2.38

75 - 79

3.43

2.35 - 5.00

80 - 84

5.73

3.86 - 8.50

≥ 85

9.08

6.02 - 13.70

Dwelling

Community

1.00

Residential aged care

1.91

1.41 - 2.57

Self rated health

Excellent/very good

1.00

Good

1.40

1.14 - 1.72

Fair/poor

1.42

1.15 - 1.77

Number of morbid conditions

1.06

1.01 - 1.11

Cognitive impairment

No

1.00

Yes

1.58

1.25 - 1.99

Smoking status

Never

1.00

Former

1.25

1.02 - 1.54

Current

2.02

1.50 - 2.71

Sedentary

No

1.00

Yes

1.31

1.10 - 1.56

Body Mass Index (kg/m2)

20 - 25

1.00

< 20

0.93

0.60 - 1.44

> 25

0.93

0.75 - 1.14

Missing

1.09

0.87 - 1.36

Parity

Nulliparous

1.00

> 0

0.87

0.69 - 1.09

Age at menopause

≤ 44

1.01

0.72 - 1.43

45 - 49

1.10

0.83 - 1.40

50 - 54

1.00

≥ 55

0.74

0.53 - 1.04

Surgical

0.98

0.76 - 1.27

Reproductive years

≤ 30

1.00

31-39

0.99

0.72 - 1.38

≥40

0.99

0.69 - 1.42


a: Hazard Ratios adjusted for other covariates

b: 95% confidence interval

Giles et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:341   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-341

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