Table 3

Separate Multilevel Cumulative Logistic Regression Models Predicting Self-Reported Health among Older Adults with Type 2 Diabetes, 1992-2006

Model 1

Model 2

Model 3


OR (95% CI)

OR (95% CI)

OR (95% CI)


Race/ethnicity (ref: White)


Black

0.614 (0.473, 0.796)

-

0.701 (0.543, 0.905)


Hispanic

0.592 (0.407, 0.860)

-

0.684 (0.474, 0.988)


Education at baseline

(ref: less than high school)


High school/GED

-

1.046 (0.711, 1.539)

1.026 (0.699, 1.506)


Some college or more

-

0.644 (0.460, 0.900)

0.666 (0.477, 0.930)


Household income per year (in $100 s)

-

1.074 (0.947, 1.218)

1.068 (0.942, 1.210)


Household assets

(in $1000 s)

-

1.391 (1.167, 1.658)

1.342 (1.127, 1.596)


BMI

1.012 (0.993, 1.080)

1.012 (0.993, 1.030)

1.013 (0.995, 1.032)


Health insurance at baseline

1.481 (1.208, 1.815)

1.417 (1.161, 1.729)

1.361 (1.115, 1.662)


Sex (ref: female)


Male

0.964 (0.795, 1.170)

1.006 (0.830, 1.219)

1.019 (0.842, 1.234)


Comorbidities at baseline

0.534 (0.476, 0.599)

0.552 (0.495, 0.616)

0.547 (0.490, 0.611)


Working at baseline

2.746 (1.708, 4.417)

2.376 (1.485, 3.802)

2.370 (1.486, 3.780)


Model Characteristics


Log Likelihood

-2942.620

-2928.521

-2923.391


Condition Number

2811.638

2865.067

2861.017


Level 1 and Level 2 units

2233, 2151

2232, 2141

2232, 2141


Variance of random effects (Level 1, Level 2)

1.355, -0.573

1.241, -0.542

1.198, -0.534


Indicates variables that vary across waves.

Nicklett BMC Public Health 2011 11:684   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-684

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