Table 2

Path regression results; cohorts considered together*
Dependent variables: health domain scores*
Bodily pain Physical func. Mental health General health
Predictors Beta Coefficients**
(95% Confidence Limits)
Age −0.14 −0.31 0.20 0.04
(−0.21, -0.07) (−0.39, -0.23) (0.14, 0.26) (−0.02, 0.10)
Sex (ref: Male) Female −2.99 −3.68 −1.37 0.37
(−5.14, -0.85) (−6.08, -1.27) (−3.21, 0.46) (−1.50, 2.23)
Income (ref: high) Low −6.71 −7.54 −7.87 −5.52
(−9.97, -3.46) (−11.18, -3.90) (−10.66, -5.07) (−8.35, -2.69)
Missing 1.51 −0.19 −1.67 −2.61
(−1.35, 4.36) (−3.38, 3.01) (−4.11, 0.77) (−5.08, -0.14)
Education (ref: >high school) <= high school −4.36 −5.18 −3.36 −2.55
(−6.65, -2.07) (−7.75, -2.61) (−5.32, -1.40) (−4.54, -0.57)
Race (ref: White) Asian 4.47 1.49 3.12 −5.10
(−0.32, 9.25) (−3.88, 6.86) (−0.97, 7.21) (−9.26, -0.95)
Black −2.35 −2.53 −1.12 −5.48
(−7.53, 2.84) (−8.34, 3.28) (−5.60, 3.35) (−10.01, -0.95)
Other 0.92 0.48 −0.62 −1.39
(−3.01, 4.84) (−3.92, 4.88) (−3.99, 2.75) (−4.81, 2.02)
South Asian −0.88 −7.50 −0.55 −4.69
(−5.96, 4.19) (−13.15, -1.86) (−4.88, 3.77) (−9.07, -0.32)
Comorbidity Count −2.11 −2.36 −2.83 −3.87
(−2.70, -1.52) (−3.01, -1.70) (−3.33, -2.32) (−4.38, -3.36)
Body Mass Index (ref: Normal) Overweight −3.49 −3.53 0.34 −0.89
(−5.93, -1.05) (−6.27, -0.80) (−1.75, 2.42) (−3.01, 1.22)
Obese −7.28 −8.84 0.28 −5.44
(−10.03, -4.54) (−11.92, -5.75) (−2.08, 2.63) (−7.83, -3.06)
Cohort (ref: Hip/Knee) Foot/Ankle 7.18 12.27 2.86 0.28
(4.22, 10.14) (8.94, 15.59) (0.32, 5.40) (−2.29, 2.85)
Elbow/Shoulder 1.95 18.38 0.48 −0.87
(−0.96, 4.85) (15.12, 21.65) (−2.00, 2.97) (−3.38, 1.65)
Neck/Spine −3.40 −0.39 −2.87 −6.34
(−6.15, -0.64) (−3.49, 2.70) (−5.23, -0.52) (−8.74, -3.95)

*all health domain scores were simultaneously assessed as dependent variables, with allowance for correlations between health domain scores;

**bolded estimates represent statistical significance (i.e. p < 0.05).

Perruccio et al.

Perruccio et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2013 14:83   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-14-83

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