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Table 4 Adjusted 1 prevalence ratios (PRs) and 95% CI for EQ-5D impairments for total sample

From: Health literacy and ethnic disparities in health-related quality of life among rural women: results from a Chinese poor minority area

EQ-5D impairments Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
  PRs (95% CI) PRs (95% CI) PRs (95% CI)
Mobility    
Hui (ref. Han) 1.19 (0.76–1.87) 1.12 (0.71–1.77) 0.95 (0.61–1.47)
Low HL (ref. high HL)   1.74 (0.97–3.13) 1.67 (0.94–2.98)
Self-care    
Hui (ref. Han) 1.18 (0.66–2.10) 1.2 (0.67–2.15) 1.01 (0.57–1.79)
Low HL (ref. high HL)   0.84 (0.42–1.69) 0.81 (0.41–1.59)
Usual activities    
Hui (ref. Han) 0.90 (0.65–1.26) 0.90 (0.65–1.26) 0.80 (0.58–1.11)
Low HL (ref. high HL)   1.0 (0.66–1.51) 0.96 (0.64–1.43)
Pain/discomfort    
Hui (ref. Han) 1.23(1.04–1.46) 1.21 (1.02–1.44) 1.02 (0.89–1.18)
Low HL (ref. high HL)   1.23 (1.01–1.50) 1.13 (0.95–1.33)
Anxiety/depression    
Hui (ref. Han) 1.31 (1.06–1.63) 1.31 (1.05–1.62) 1.17 (0.95–1.44)
Low HL (ref. high HL)   1.07 (0.83–1.38) 1.04 (0.82–1.32)
  1. 1: Log-binomial regression models. Model 1 introduced socio-demographics (age, ethnicity, education, income, geographic location). Model 2 further introduced HL based on model 1. Model 3 further introduced the presence of chronic diseases based on model 2.