Table 3

Odds ratiosafor correlates of poorer self-rated health
Predictor (reference group) Model 1 Model 2
OR (95 % CI) Model effectχ2(DF) OR (95 % CI) Model effectχ2(DF)
Gender (male) 0.97 (0.94-0.99) 5.41(1)* 1.01 (0.98-1.04) 0.37(1)
Age (years) 1.00 (1.00-1.00) 0.10(1) 1.01 (1.01-1.01) 54.82(1)***
Partner status (partnered) 1.03 (1.00-1.05) 3.16(1) 1.05 (1.02-1.08) 12.71(1)***
Education (Grade 9 or lower) 2058.55(2)*** 428.36(2)***
 Grades 10-12 0.58 (0.56-0.60) 0.81 (0.78-0.84)
 Post-secondary 0.46 (0.44-0.48) 0.66 (0.63-0.69)
Smoking (non-smoker) 1.18 (1.12-1.23) 50.63(1)*** 1.17 (1.12-1.23) 47.92(1)***
Alcohol (abstainer) 0.77 (0.75-0.80) 331.24(1)*** 0.80 (0.78-0.83) 194.80(1)***
Medical conditions (none) 1080.16(2)*** 2075.39(2)***
 One 1.36 (1.30-1.41) 1.59 (1.53-1.66)
 More than one 1.83 (1.76-1.90) 2.51 (2.41-2.61)
ADL difficulty (none) 1.99 (1.90-2.08) 935.02(1)*** 2.19 (2.09-2.29) 1154.01(1)***
Mental health (good) 2.14 (2.06-2.23) 1473.45(1)*** 2.13 (2.04-2.21) 1381.77(1)***
Country (Korea) 4266.66(3)***
 Australia 0.24 (0.23-0.26)
 USA 0.22 (0.21-0.23)
 Japan 0.22 (0.21-0.23)

*p < .05; ***p < .001.

a Odds ratios are shown with 95% confidence intervals.

French et al.

French et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:649   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-649

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