Table 2

Disease prevalence by self-rated health status
Healthy Relatively healthy Unhealthy
n (%) n (%) OR [95% CI] n (%) OR [95% CI]
Hypertension 615 (6.58) 1017 (17.53) 1.83 [1.62, 2.06] 282 (30.65) 2.61 [2.16, 3.15]
Cerebrovascular disorder 93(0.99) 222 (3.83) 2.00 [1.54, 2.58] 119 (12.93) 4.82 [3.53, 6.58]
Angina 53 (0.57) 122 (2.10) 1.88 [1.34, 2.63] 80 (8.70) 6.00 [4.07, 8.86]
Diabetes mellitus 85 (0.91) 238 (4.10) 2.86 [2.20, 3.72] 90 (9.78) 6.36 [4.54, 8.92]
Dyspepsia 351 (3.75) 525 (9.05) 1.81 [1.56, 2.10] 137 (14.89) 2.76 [2.19, 3.49]
Gastritis 693 (7.41) 966 (16.65) 1.74 [1.56, 1.95] 213 (23.15) 2.37 [1.96, 2.87]
Peptic ulcer 213 (2.28) 323 (5.57) 1.63 [1.35, 1.97] 86 (9.35) 2.50 [1.88, 3.33]
IBD 100 (1.07) 146 (2.52) 1.75 [1.33, 2.28] 51 (5.54) 3.14 [2.16, 4.58]
Liver disorder 196 (2.10) 324 (5.58) 2.00 [1.65, 2.43] 80 (8.70) 3.58 [2.65, 4.83]
Gallbladder disorder 241 (2.58) 353 (6.08) 1.43 [1.19, 1.70] 94 (10.22) 2.13 [1.62, 2.80]
Renal disorder 120 (1.28) 212 (3.65) 2.23 [1.76, 2.84] 84 (9.13) 4.41 [3.20, 6.07]
Chronic bronchitis 183 (1.96) 346 (5.96) 2.05 [1.69, 2.48] 100 (10.87) 2.34 [1.77, 3.10]
Asthma 45 (0.48) 75 (1.29) 1.57 [1.06, 2.32] 35 (3.80) 3.57 [2.18, 5.86]
Chronic pharyngitis 518 (5.54) 654 (11.27) 1.65 [1.45, 1.88] 100 (10.87) 1.65 [1.29, 2.11]
Chronic cough 98 (1.05) 188 (3.24) 1.90 [1.46, 2.45] 55 (5.98) 2.45 [1.70, 3.53]
Eczema 80 (0.86) 136 (2.34) 1.98 [1.48, 2.66] 28 (3.04) 3.29 [2.04, 5.30]
Rheumatoid arthritis 267 (2.86) 352 (6.07) 1.44 [1.21, 1.71] 169 (18.37) 2.48 [1.96, 3.13]
Osteoarthritis 176 (1.88) 289 (4.98) 1.61 [1.31, 1.97] 73 (7.93) 1.54 [1.13, 2.09]
Severe visual impairment 35 (0.37) 60 (1.03) 1.69 [1.09, 2.62] 35 (3.80) 4.58 [2.70, 7.78]
Anxiety neurosis 15 (0.16) 28 (0.48) 1.98 [1.07, 2.90] 14 (1.52) 4.48 [2.05, 9.76]
Tristimania 8 (0.09) 32 (0.55) 4.67 [2.15, 10.13] 15 (1.63) 14.14 [5.60, 35.73]

n=16 074.

The odds ratios were calculated referenced by the “healthy” group, using logistic regression analysis by controlling for gender, age, region, marital status, educational level, current work, family income, current smoking, current drinking, frequency of physical activity, and other chronic diseases.

IBD: inflammatory bowel disease.

Wu et al.

Wu et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:320   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-320

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