Table 3

Multiple regression analysis of factors affecting health indices
Sex Age Education Resident Sick BPS BHS
X1 X2 X3 X5 X6 X7 X8
Health knowledge scores
β −0.06 0.06 −0.15 0.05 0.06 −0.15
P 0.01 0.02 0.00 0.03 0.00 0.00
Body Mass Index
β −0.05 0.06
P 0.03 0.01
Waist-to- hip ratio
β 0.14 −0.07 0.04 0.07 0.05
P 0.00 0.00 0.09 0.00 0.02
Systolic blood pressure (mmHg)
β 0.06 −0.05 0.06 −0.04 0.11 0.04
P 0.01 0.02 0.02 0.09 0.00 0.07
Diastolic blood pressure
β 0.04 0.06 0.06
P 0.09 0.01 0.01
Number of outpatient clinic visits
β −0.06 0.16
P 0.01 0.00

Note: β is standardized partial regression coefficient; P is probability; BPS is self-evaluated psychological status; BHS is self-evaluated health conditions at the baseline.

Chao et al.

Chao et al. BMC Health Services Research 2012 12:449   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-12-449

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