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Table 5 Adjusted 1 prevalence ratios (PRs) and 95% CI for EQ-5D impairments, by ethnicity and HL categories

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

Model Ethnicity subsamples HL subsamples P 2
Han Hui High HL Low HL
Low HL (ref. High HL) Low HL (ref. High HL) Hui (ref. Han) Hui (ref. Han)
EQ-5D PRs (95% CI) PRs (95% CI) PRs (95% CI) PRs (95% CI)  
Mobility 1.54 (0.65–3.63) 1.77 (0.79–3.99) 0.59 (0.25–1.39) 1.10 (0.65–1.87) 0.709
Self-care 0.79 (0.26–2.36) 0.80 (0.33–1.91) 1.03 (0.43–2.46) 1.11 (0.51–2.42) 0.870
Usual activities 0.76 (0.44–1.32) 1.19 (0.66–2.12) 0.81 (0.50–1.30) 0.89 (0.56–1.40) 0.526
Pain/discomfort 0.99 (0.76–1.30) 1.30 (1.06–1.58) 0.88 (0.71–1.08) 1.24 (1.01–1.52) 0.099
Anxiety/depression 0.86 (0.57–1.30) 1.17 (0.86–1.58) 0.98 (0.73–1.32) 1.44 (1.05–1.98) 0.046
  1. 1: Log-binomial regression models, adjusting for age, income, education, geographical location and the presence of chronic diseases.
  2. 2: P for interaction by wald χ2 test between ethnicity and HL.