Table 3

The contribution of health behaviours to the association between social capital and self-rated health (odds ratios with 95% CI for Model 3g)
Social capital M3a1 M3b: M3a + smoking2 M3c: M3a + drinking2 M3d: M3a + physical activity2 M3e: M3a + vegetables2 M3f: M3a + sleep2 M3g: M3a + all health behaviours3 CI 95%4
SUPPORT
Low 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Moderate 1.16* 1.16* 1.16* 1.16* 1.15 1.15 1.15 1.00-1.33
High 1.26** 1.26** 1.26** 1.25** 1.25** 1.24** 1.23* 1.05-1.44
PARTICIPATION
Low 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Moderate 1.41*** 1.39*** 1.40*** 1.26** 1.39*** 1.39*** 1.23* 1.05-1.43
High 1.86*** 1.81*** 1.84*** 1.56*** 1.81*** 1.81*** 1.49*** 1.26-1.75
TRUST
Low 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Moderate 1.30*** 1.30*** 1.30*** 1.33*** 1.31*** 1.28** 1.31*** 1.13-1.51
High 2.11*** 2.09*** 2.11*** 2.13*** 2.11*** 2.08*** 2.09*** 1.76-2.48

Health 2000 Survey, adults 30+ years (N=8028).

1 Model 3a includes age, gender, all dimensions of social capital (social support, social participation and networks, and trust and reciprocity) and socio-demographic factors (education, living arrangements and income) simultaneously.

2 Models 3b-f include Model 3a and b) smoking, c) drinking, d) physical activity, e) vegetable consumption and f) duration of sleep.

3 Model 3g includes Model 3a and all health behaviours (b-f) simultaneously.

4 CI confidence intervals for Model 3g.

Nieminen et al.

Nieminen et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:613   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-613

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