Table 6

Cohort-stratified path regression results; outcome: general health score*
Foot/Ankle Elbow/Shoulder Neck/Back Hip/Knee
(n = 349) (n = 378) (n = 454) (n = 767)
Outcome: General Health Score
Predictors Beta Coefficients**
(95% Confidence Limits)
Age 0.06 0.02 0.09 0.02
(−0.09, 0.21) (−0.12, 0.15) (−0.04, 0.22) (−0.08, 0.12)
Sex (ref: Male) Female 1.81 −3.47 3.28 −0.81
(−2.65, 6.26) (−7.39, 0.45) (−0.77, 7.34) (−3.76, 2.14)
Income (ref: high) Low −4.97 −4.01 −5.11 −5.18
(−11.42, 1.49) (−9.72, 1.70) (−11.80, 1.57) (−9.72, -0.64)
Missing −9.28 −3.19 −2.72 −0.06
(−16.18, -2.39) (−9.38, 3.00) (−6.98, 1.53) (−4.22, 4.09)
Education (ref: >high school) ≤ high school −4.66 −3.17 −2.51 −2.10
(−9.92, 0.61) (−7.18, 0.85) (−6.59, 1.57) (−5.34, 1.14)
Race (ref: White) Asian −0.07 −0.73 −4.07 −8.45
(−10.79, 10.65) (−9.34, 7.89) (−12.89, 4.76) (−14.93, -1.98)
Black −13.75 −6.64 −8.87 −1.07
(−27.36, -0.14) (−16.26, 2.97) (−18.88, 1.15) (−7.55, 5.40)
Other −3.47 −0.78 −7.33 2.89
(−11.28, 4.34) (−6.95, 5.40) (−15.14, 0.48) (−2.90, 8.67)
South Asian −0.96 −10.35 −11.42 0.21
(−11.71, 9.79) (−20.16, -0.54) (−20.98, -1.85) (−6.37, 6.78)
Comorbidity Count −3.27 −5.28 −4.35 −3.29
(−4.51, -2.04) (−6.47, -4.09) (−5.41, -3.28) (−4.08, -2.51)
Body Mass Index (ref: Normal) Overweight −1.92 −1.30 −0.68 0.62
(−6.86, 3.02) (−5.64, 3.04) (−5.17, 3.80) (−2.85, 4.10)
Obese −12.95 −3.47 −5.82 −2.96
(−18.71, -7.20) (−8.56, 1.61) (−11.12, -0.52) (−6.67, 0.75)

*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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