Table 2

Unadjusted rate ratios of bivariate associations between the demographic and socioeconomic variables and multimorbidity

Multimorbidity


Gender

Female

1.00

Male

1.08**

(1.03, 1.12)

Race

White

1.00

Non-white

1.21***

(1.15, 1.26)

Hispanic Ethnicity

Hispanic

.94

(.87, 1.00)

Non-Hispanic

1.00

Age

50-59

1.00

60-69

1.56***

(1.47, 1.65)

≥ 70

1.85***

(1.74, 1.96)

Education

Less than High School

1.46***

(1.39, 1.53)

High School/GED

1.16***

(1.11, 1.22)

Some College or more

1.00


p < .05; ** p < .01; *** p < .001

Tucker-Seeley et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11:313   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-313

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