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Table 2 Unadjusted logistic regression investigating the association between elevated levels of C Reactive Protein (> 3.0 mg/L) and independent variables. The SABE Survey (Health, Well-Being, and Aging), Brazil, 2010

From: Inflammation and quality of life in later life: findings from the health, well-being and aging study (SABE)

Variables OR 95% CI
Socio-Demographic Conditions
 Gender
  Female 1.28 (0.97;1.69)
 Age
  70–79 1.02 (0.76;1.36)
  80 and more 0.85 (0.63;1.15)
 Educational level
  4–7 years 0.95 (0.66;1.37)
  1–3 years 1.27 (0.86;1.88)
  Illiterate 1.10 (0.72;1.68)
 Financial sufficiency
  No 1.17 (0.90;1.52)
Health Conditions
 Number of Non-Communicable Diseases
  One 1.29 (0.80;2.10)
  Two or over 1.57 (1.04;2.38)
 Chronic pain
  Yes 1.08 (0.85;1.39)
 Hypertension
  Yes 1.58 (1.15;2.17)
 Diabetes
  Yes 1.37 (1.01;1.86)
 Cardiovascular diseases
  Yes 1.15 (0.88;1.51)
 Arthritis
  Yes 1.26 (1,01;1,58)
 Cognitive Function
  Compromitted 1.36 (0.98;1;89)
 Difficulty in ADL
  One or over 1.32 (0.94;1.84)
 BMI
  Undernutrition 0.47 (0.30;0.74)
  Overweight 1.35 (0.88;2.05)
  Obesity 2.12 (1.60;2.81)
 Waist circumference
  with risk 0.44 (0.33;0.59)
Quality of Life Measure
 SF12 (tertiles)
  Physical domain
   Second tertile 1.31 (0.96;1.78)
   Poorest tertile 1.68 (1.28;2.21)
  Mental domain
   Second tertile 1.07 (0.80;1.44)
   Poorest tertile 1.41 (1.04;1.92)