Table 6

Relation of disabilities to social factors and illness (Functional capacities 7-12): multivariate logistic regression (N = 17436)
Sex Disability
Q7 bath Q8 lavatory Q9 understand Q10 Memory Q11 lifting Q12 food
OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Sociodemographic
  Age from census men 1.05 1.03-1.06 1.05 1.03-1.07 1.04 1.03-1.06 1.04 1.03-1.06 1.02 1.02-1.03 1.01 0.99-1.06
women 1.04 1.03-1.06 1.05 1.03-1.07 1.04 1.03-1.05 1.05 1.03-1.06 1.03 1.02-1.04 1.03 1.01-1.05
  No living spouse men 1.42 1.13-1.80 1.36 1.06-1.74 1.50 1.22-1.84 1.51 1.20-1.89 1.41 1.21-1.63 1.38 1.04-1.84
women 1.47 1.21-1.80 1.55 1.27-1.91 1.37 0.55-2.04 1.39 1.15-1.68 1.47 1.31-1.66 1.29 1.02-1.62
  Very poor/destitute men 0.55 0.16-1.93 0.39 0.10-1.59 0.89 0.37-2.14 0.56 0.20-1.61 0.55 0.32-0.89 3.86 1.47-10.16
women 1.45 0.67-3.13 1.12 0.50-2.49 1.06 0.55-2.04 0.82 0.42-1.62 0.71 0.50-1.03 5.14 2.33-11.35
  Illiterate men 1.08 0.80-1.47 1.00 0.73-1.36 1.04 0.82-1.31 1.21 0.91-1.62 1.35 1.19-1.54 1.03 0.71-1.49
women 1.19 0.73-1.95 1.35 0.78-2.33 1.96 1.24-3.10 1.91 1.11-3.30 1.53 1.22-1.91 1.39 0.74-2.63
  No job at census men 1.53 1.12-2.07 1.53 1.11-2.11 1.48 1.16-1.89 1.07 0.79-1.45 1.14 0.98-1.32 1.10 0.73-1.64
women 1.00 0.45-2.22 1.17 0.47-2.93 0.78 0.43-1.43 0.62 0.33-1.19 1.18 0.79-1.77 0.51 0.28-0.93
  Smoker at census men 1.08 0.83-1.41 1.06 0.80-1.41 1.07 0.87-1.32 0.83 0.64-1.06 1.11 0.99-1.24 0.91 0.66-1.26
women 1.57 0.69-3.58 0.71 0.21-2.39 0.79 0.34-1.82 0.78 0.29-2.18 0.60 0.35-1.00 0.91 0.32-2.29
Disease/condition
  Pain in joints men 1.05 0.77-1.44 1.21 0.80-1.41 1.15 0.90-1.49 1.08 0.80-1.45 1.15 1.01-1.32 1.25 0.82-1.90
women 0.90 0.65-1.23 1.05 0.74-1.49 1.15 0.88-1.51 0.88 0.64-1.20 1.31 1.12-1.53 0.90 0.61-1.33
  Chest pain men 0.79 0.60-1.05 0.82 0.61-1.11 1.26 1.02-1.56 0.98 0.75-1.27 1.11 0.98-1.23 1.26 0.90-1.76
women 0.72 0.55-0.93 0.68 0.51-0.91 1.10 0.89-1.35 0.99 0.77-1.28 1.06 0.94-1.70 1.17 0.86-1.60
  Breathing problem men 1.53 1.16-2.03 1.36 1.01-1.84 1.06 0.84-1.34 1.22 0.93-1.62 1.30 1.14-1.49 1.92 1.37-2.67
women 1.24 0.91-1.69 0.99 0.70-1.39 1.25 0.98-1.60 0.82 0.60-1.13 1.15 0.98-1.34 1.66 1.19-2.31
  Incontinence men 1.66 1.26-2.20 1.75 1.31-2.35 1.55 1.24-1.93 1.55 1.19-2.03 1.71 1.51-1.94 1.99 1.42-2.78
women 1.63 1.25-2.14 1.66 1.25-2.21 1.30 1.05-1.61 1.75 1.36-2.24 1.37 1.21-1.56 1.11 0.81-1.52
  Depression men 1.72 1.29-2.29 1.70 1.26-2.31 1.59 1.26-2.01 1.83 1.39-2.42 1.61 1.40-1.84 1.87 1.32-2.64
women 1.37 1.03-1.82 1.44 1.07-1.93 1.17 0.93-1.47 1.58 1.22-2.05 1.39 1.21-1.59 2.19 1.60-3.00
  Paralysis men 7.97 5.83-10.89 8.42 6.11-11.62 1.74 1.22-2.49 2.56 1.76-3.72 2.47 1.97-3.09 2.06 1.26-3.36
women 11.64 8.61-15.72 12.23 8.94-16.74 2.12 1.51-2.97 3.18 2.23-4.52 3.30 2.60-4.19 3.08 2.01-4.72
  Itching men 0.84 0.62-1.14 0.75 0.55-1.04 1.38 1.11-1.73 1.00 0.76-1.33 1.04 0.91-1.19 1.14 0.81-1.61
women 0.85 0.63-1.15 0.93 0.67-1.27 1.41 1.51-2.97 1.13 0.93-1.54 1.10 0.96-1.27 1.45 1.06-1.99
  Other men 1.57 1.21-2.04 1.48 1.12-1.95 1.12 0.91-1.38 1.22 0.95-1.57 1.62 1.45-1.82 1.65 1.20-2.26
women 1.50 1.16-1.92 1.44 1.10-1.88 1.29 1.06-1.57 1.21 0.95-1.53 1.82 1.62-2.04 1.48 1.11-1.98
  Shaking at rest men 5.41 4.00-7.30 4.64 3.37-6.40 2.38 1.78-3.17 3.97 2.93-5.39 2.49 2.05-3.01 2.21 1.44-3.40
women 3.43 2.51-4.69 3.27 2.35-4.53 2.41 1.83-3.18 3.63 2.70-4.87 2.50 2.06-3.06 1.91 1.28-2.86

Cherry et al.

Cherry et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:379   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-379

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