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Table 4 Associations between psychological wellbeing and demographic, social and physical health status (sample n = 1147)

From: Psychological wellbeing, physical impairments and rural aging in a developing country setting

  Unadjusted Coefficient Unadjusted P value Adjusted coefficient* Adjusted P value*
Older Age (years) 0.03 0.455 0.13 0.010
Female -1.25 0.027 0.02 0.980
Currently working 0.43 0.419 1.32 0.018
Married versus widowed/single/divorced 1.05 0.066 0.33 0.581
Live alone -1.06 0.113 -0.36 0.659
Education 1.48 0.007 0.15 0.145
Wealthy household 0.89 <0.001 0.32 <0.001
Physical impairment -0.75 <0.001 -.37 0.020
Paralysis -4.66 <0.001 -2.96 <0.001
Disability -0.29 <0.001 -.22 <0.001
Cognitive impairment -1.03 0.218 -1.43 0.223
Family social network size 0.11 <0.001 0.07 0.002
At least one child living in household versus no children in the household -0.10 0.850 -0.57 0.304
Talk to a child at least weekly 0.93 0.002 0.74 0.029
Receiving support from children 0.51 <0.001 3.06 <0.001
Receiving financial remittances from children 2.18 <0.001 1.55 <0.001
Giving support to children 0.25 0.284 -0.62 <0.001
Receiving support from others 0.44 0.003 0.53 0.003
Perceive good support from children 3.79 <0.001 3.06 <0.001
Perceive giving good support to children 3.31 <0.001 1.26 0.029
  1. * adjusted for all other variables in the table in a weighted regression.