Table 3

Logistic regression analysis of relevant factors affecting knowledge of good health behavior among the elderly
Variables Reference value B value SE Wald P value OR 95% CI
Lower limit Upper limit
Education level High
Primary school or below school and above
−1.793 0.290 36.19 0.000 0.166 0.09 0.29
Primary school −1.399 0.293 22.80 0.000 0.247 0.14 0.44
Middle school −1.081 0.291 13.97 0.000 0.337 0.19 0.60
Previous occupation
Administrative/ No work 0.903 0.297 9.24 0.002 2.466 1.38 4.41
Technical staff
Factory workers 0.829 0.266 9.74 0.002 2.292 1.36 3.86
Migrant workers 1.349 0.370 13.30 0.000 3.852 1.87 7.95
Farmers 0.751 0.237 10.07 0.002 2.119 1.33 3.37
Residence
Rural Urban −1.260 0.198 40.42 0.000 3.524 2.39 5.20

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Yin et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:710   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-710

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