Table 3

Adjusted odds for low or high life satisfaction compared with moderate levels by deprivation strata
Tertile Level Deprived Middle Affluent
Life satisfaction Low High Low High Low High
AOR 95%CIs P AOR 95%CIs P AOR 95%CIs P AOR 95%CIs P AOR 95%CIs P AOR 95%CIs P
Age 18-24 (Ref)
25-39 0.93 0.68-1.28 ns 0.93 0.71-1.21 ns 1.02 0.66-1.58 ns 0.83 0.62-1.11 ns 0.96 0.50-1.86 ns 0.94 0.62-1.40 ns
40-54 0.98 0.71-13.5 ns 0.94 0.71-1.25 ns 1.30 0.85-1.99 ns 0.68 0.51-0.92 * 0.66 0.34-1.27 ns 0.95 0.64-1.41 ns
55-64 0.59 0.40-0.86 ** 1.13 0.81-1.57 ns 0.68 0.43-1.09 ns 1.06 0.77-1.44 ns 1.00 0.51-1.96 ns 1.17 0.77-1.78 ns
65 plus 0.47 0.28-0.79 ** 1.43 0.94-2.17 ns 0.68 0.38-1.20 ns 1.12 0.77-1.61 ns 0.71 0.34-1.51 ns 1.41 0.89-2.22 ns
Employment Employed (Ref)
Unemployed 1.71 1.34-2.19 *** 1.10 0.88-1.37 ns 2.07 1.58-2.72 *** 1.13 0.88-1.44 ns 1.62 1.09-2.42 * 1.09 0.78-1.53 ns
FT Education 0.73 0.37-1.45 ns 0.83 0.50-1.38 ns 1.11 0.48-2.56 ns 1.49 0.91-2.43 ns 0.47 0.10-2.20 ns 0.61 0.30-1.26 ns
Domestic/other 2.00 1.51-2.65 *** 1.53 1.21-1.92 *** 1.65 1.15-2.35 * 1.07 0.82-1.40 ns 1.45 0.89-2.38 ns 1.34 0.98-1.82 ns
Retired 1.09 0.71-1.67 ns 1.26 0.90-1.77 ns 1.05 0.68-1.60 ns 1.38 1.06-1.79 * 0.78 0.49-1.22 ns 1.23 0.93-1.61 ns
Partner status & employment Ethnicity No Partner (Ref)
Partner employed 0.52 0.41-0.67 *** 1.27 1.05-1.53 * 0.54 0.42-0.69 *** 1.49 1.25-1.78 *** 0.57 0.41-0.78 ** 1.13 0.92-1.38 ns
Partner not employed 0.79 0.65-0.95 * 1.27 1.09-1.49 ** 0.72 0.59-0.89 *** 1.39 1.20-1.62 *** 0.72 0.55-0.95 * 1.28 1.08-1.52 **
White (Ref)
South Asian 0.97 0.68-1.38 ns 1.19 0.92-1.54 ns 1.05 0.62-1.80 ns 0.90 0.61-1.33 ns 1.37 0.64-2.93 ns 1.00 0.62-1.61 ns
Black, mixed, other 1.40 0.94-2.08 ns 0.70 0.47-1.06 ns 1.57 0.77-3.22 ns 0.72 0.40-1.28 ns 0.31 0.04-2.32 ns 1.39 0.72-2.69 ns
Health status Very good (Ref)
Good 1.29 0.98-1.70 ns 0.48 0.40-0.57 *** 1.23 0.92-1.65 ns 0.50 0.43-0.58 *** 1.55 1.06-2.27 * 0.43 0.37-0.51 ***
Fair 2.43 1.83-3.24 *** 0.41 0.34-0.50 *** 2.25 1.66-3.06 *** 0.39 0.33-0.48 *** 3.32 2.24-4.93 *** 0.27 0.22-0.33 ***
Bad 5.23 3.76-7.27 *** 0.38 0.28-0.51 *** 4.92 3.45-7.03 *** 0.22 0.16-0.31 *** 6.78 4.12-11.14 *** 0.26 0.18-0.38 ***
Very bad 10.32 6.59-16.17 *** 0.38 0.22-0.68 ** 10.77 6.43-18.04 *** 0.40 0.22-0.74 ** 7.57 3.69-15.52 *** 0.09 0.03-0.25 ***
Smoking status Never smoked (Ref)
Ex occasional 0.69 0.43-1.09 ns 1.06 0.79-1.44 ns 1.14 0.74-1.75 ns 0.97 0.72-1.30 ns 0.90 0.49-1.67 ns 0.84 0.60-1.17 ns
Ex daily 1.22 0.95-1.57 ns 1.05 0.85-1.28 ns 1.30 1.02-1.65 * 1.13 0.97-1.33 ns 1.50 1.12-2.00 ** 1.14 0.96-1.36 ns
Occasional 2.26 1.40-3.64 ** 1.35 0.87-2.10 ns 1.20 0.69-2.10 ns 1.06 0.71-1.57 ns 2.30 1.22-4.31 * 0.97 0.61-1.56 ns
Daily 1.19 0.98-1.44 ns 0.91 0.77-1.08 ns 1.38 1.11-1.72 ** 0.95 0.81-1.12 ns 1.43 1.06-1.93 * 0.88 0.72-1.07 ns
Exercise days/week 6 to 7 (Ref)
3 to 5 0.95 0.71-1.27 ns 0.68 0.56-0.83 *** 0.71 0.53-0.95 * 0.78 0.66-0.93 ** 1.10 0.76-1.58 ns 0.91 0.75-1.10 ns
1 to 2 0.97 0.71-1.32 ns 0.46 0.36-0.58 *** 0.94 0.71-1.26 ns 0.61 0.50-0.74 *** 1.08 0.74-1.57 ns 0.82 0.66-1.00 *
None 1.30 1.01-1.67 * 0.66 0.55-0.80 *** 1.15 0.90-1.48 ns 0.80 0.67-0.95 * 1.13 0.80-1.58 ns 0.89 0.73-1.08 ns
Alcohol consumption category Lower risk (Ref)
Abstainer 1.30 1.05-1.60 * 1.05 0.90-1.24 ns 1.03 0.84-1.28 ns 1.01 0.87-1.16 ns 0.94 0.72-1.22 ns 1.06 0.91-1.24 ns
Not usual drinker 1.51 1.09-2.08 * 0.94 0.71-1.25 ns 0.99 0.70-1.41 ns 1.15 0.92-1.45 ns 1.04 0.67-1.61 ns 1.00 0.76-1.31 ns
Increasing risk 1.56 1.14-2.14 ** 0.81 0.61-1.07 ns 1.27 0.92-1.74 ns 0.90 0.72-1.13 ns 0.98 0.65-1.48 ns 1.00 0.79-1.27 ns
Higher risk 1.93 1.25-2.98 ** 0.88 0.55-1.43 ns 1.22 0.69-2.16 ns 0.92 0.59-1.45 ns 1.64 0.76-3.53 ns 1.25 0.73-2.15 ns

P *** <0.001; ** < 0.01; * < 0.05; ns = not significant; AOR = Adjusted Odds Ratio. 95%CI = 95 % Confidence Intervals.

Ref = reference group. FT = Full Time.

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