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Table 2 β-coefficient and 95% confidence interval (CI) for SF-36 dimensions in two models

From: Health-related quality of life and migration: A cross-sectional study on elderly Iranians in Sweden

Variable Crude model Main model (adjusted for age and education)
  Women Men Women Men
PF     
Iranians in Iran 0 (Reference) 0 (Reference) 0 (Reference) 0 (Reference)
Iranians in Sweden 1989- -5.1 (-12.7 – 2.6) 2.8 (-7.8 – 13.5) -3.3(-10.7 – 4.1) -0.5(-11.2 – 10.1)
Iranians in Sweden -1988 0.2 (-8.4 – 8.9) -1.4 (-11.5 – 8.8) 1.4 (-7.3 – 10.0) -4.4 (-14.5 – 5.6)
Swedes 22.7 (15.7 – 29.6) 10.7 (2.2 – 19.2) 23.6 (16.8 – 30.4) 10.6 (2.4 – 18.8)
RP     
Iranians in Iran 0 (Reference) 0 (Reference) 0 (Reference) 0 (Reference)
Iranians in Sweden 1989- -7.8 (-18.9 – 3.6) 11.7 (-6.0 – 29.4) -7.5 (-18.7 – 3.6) 2.3 (-15.3 – 19.9)
Iranians in Sweden -1988 9.9 (-2.7 – 22.4) 0 (-17 – 16.9) 7.9 (-5.2 – 20.9) -7.3 (-23.6 – 9.3)
Swedes 40.4 (30.2 – 50.5) 19.0 (4.8 – 33.1) 40.9 (30.7 – 51.2) 19.0 (5.4 – 32.5)
BP     
Iranians in Iran 0 (Reference) 0 (Reference) 0 (Reference) 0 (Reference)
Iranians in Sweden 1989- -6.3 (-14.6 – 1.9) -1.9 (-14.8 – 11.1) -7.1 (-15.5 – 1.2) -6.0 (-19.2 – 7.2)
Iranians in Sweden -1988 0.16 (-9.2 – 9.5) -1.1 (-13.3 – 11.0) -1.8 (-11.6 – 7.9) -3.6 (-15.9 – 8.7)
Swedes 18.9 (11.5 – 26.3) 3.8 (-6.1 – 13.7) 18.8 (1.3 – 26.3) 3.6 (-6.0 – 13.3)
GH     
Iranians in Iran 0 (Reference) 0 (Reference) 0 (Reference) 0 (Reference)
Iranians in Sweden 1989- 0.8 (-5.2 – 6.7) 7.7 (-1.6 – 17.0) 0.6 (-5.4 – 6.6) 5.3 (-4.2 – 14.8)
Iranians in Sweden -1988 6.2 (-0.5 – 12.8) 4.1 (-4.6 – 12.8) 5.0 (-2.0 – 12.3) 1.7 (-7.2 – 10.6)
Swedes 21.6 (16.2 – 27.0) 12.4 (4.8 – 20.0) 21.4 (16.0 – 26.9) 13.1 (5.6 – 20.5)
VT     
Iranians in Iran 0 (Reference) 0 (Reference) 0 (Reference) 0 (Reference)
Iranians in Sweden 1989- -7.9 (-14.3 – -1.5) 5.9 (-3.1 – 14.8) -7.3 (-13.7 – -0.9) 3.6 (-5.6 – 12.8)
Iranians in Sweden -1988 -1.3 (-8.5 – 5.9) 6.4 (-2.0 – 14.8) -1.6 (-9.0 – 5.9) 6.5 (-2.0 – 15.1)
Swedes 21.2 (15.4 – 27.0) 5.0 (-2.0 – 12.1) 21.2 (15.4 – 27.0) 3.9 (-3.0 – 10.9)
SF     
Iranians in Iran 0 (Reference) 0 (Reference) 0 (Reference) 0 (Reference)
Iranians in Sweden 1989- 3.7 (-4.1 – 11.5) 3.6 (-7.6 – 14.9) 4.0 (-4.0 – 12.0) 2.1 (-9.6 – 13.8)
Iranians in Sweden -1988 18.3 (9.5 – 27.1) 6.2 (-4.3 – 16.8) 18.6 (9.3 – 27.9) 4.8 (-6.2 – 15.7)
Swedes 34.1 (27.2 – 41.1) 23.6 (15.0 – 32.2) 35.2 (28.0 – 42.3) 23.7 (15.1 – 32.3)
RE     
Iranians in Iran 0 (Reference) 0 (Reference) 0 (Reference) 0 (Reference)
Iranians in Sweden 1989- -5.8 (-18.1 – 6.4) -5.2 (-23.3 – 13.0) -8.3 (-20.9 – 3.7) -8.0 (-27.0 – 10.9)
Iranians in Sweden -1988 14.5 (0.5 – 28.5) 4.1 (-13.2 – 21.4) 9.7 (-4.9 – 24.2) 1.7 (-16.1 – 19.6)
Swedes 37.5 (26.3 – 48.7) 21.7 (7.3 – 36.1) 37.2 (25.8 – 48.6) 21.7 (7.2 – 36.1)
MH     
Iranians in Iran 0 (Reference) 0 (Reference) 0 (Reference) 0 (Reference)
Iranians in Sweden 1989- -3.9 (-9.6 – 1.9) 1.2 (-6.8 – 9.1) -4.6 (-10.5 – 1.2) 0.8 (-7.5 – 9.1)
Iranians in Sweden -1988 2.5 (-4.0 – 8.9) 3.8 (-3.8 – 11.4) 1.0 (-5.8 – 7.8) 4.1 (-3.7 – 11.9)
Swedes 23.4 (18.2 – 28.6) 16.7 (10.2 – 23.1) 22.8 (17.5 – 28.2) 16.5 (10.0 – 22.9)
  1. PF = physical functioning, RP = role limitations due to physical problems, BP = bodily pain, GH = general health perceptions, VT = vitality, SF = social functioning, RE = role limitations due to emotional problems, MH = perceived mental health