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Table 3 Regression results: Determinants of the eight SF-36 domain scores

From: Health-related quality of life among Jewish older persons in Mexico and its determinants

 PFRPREVTMHSFBPGH
β-coefficient [95% CI]β-coefficient [95% CI]β-coefficient [95% CI]β-coefficient [95% CI]β-coefficient [95% CI]β-coefficient [95% CI]β-coefficient [95% CI]β-coefficient [95% CI]
Male− 2.7 (−9.6–4.2)−5.7 (− 15.4–4.0)2.5 (− 6.7–11.8)1.7 (− 4.6–7.9)1.7 (− 4.0–7.5)− 0.2 (− 6.8–6.5)0.5 (− 7.1–8.0)−5.5 (− 11.0–0.1)***
Age (years)
 70 to 79−3.5 (− 9.9–2.9)− 5.5 (− 14.5–3.5)3.3 (− 5.2–11.9)−3.3 (− 9.0–2.5)−1.1 (− 6.5–4.2)0.6 (− 5.6–6.8)1.2 (− 5.8–8.2)−3.5 (− 8.6–1.6)
 80 and above−20.5 (− 28.3 − − 12.7)* ††−6.0 (− 17.0–5.1)4.1 (−6.4 − 14.6)− 12.7 (− 19.8 − − 5.6)** ††0.0 (− 6.5–6.6)−1.8 (− 9.3–5.8)−4.5 (− 13.1–4.0)− 3.4 (− 9.7 − 2.9)
Years of formal education0.9 (0.3–1.6)0.1 (− 0.8–1.1)1.0 (0.1 − 1.9)***0.2 (− 0.4–0.8)0.1 (− 0.5–0.6)0.1 (− 0.5–0.8)−0.1 (− 0.9–0.7)0.3 (− 0.3–0.8)
Marital status
 Married/partnered3.1 (− 5.4–11.7)21.3 (9.2–33.3)* ††12.1 (0.7 − 23.6)***5.6 (− 2.2–13.3)9.3 (2.2–16.5)**11.6 (3.4–19.9)** ††10.1 (0.8–19.5)***3.8 (−3.0–10.7)
 Widowed−5.2 (− 15.5–5.1)11.4 (− 3.1–26.0)15.6 (1.8 − 29.4)***1.5 (− 7.8–10.9)7.2 (− 1.4–15.9)10.2 (0.2–20.1)***8.7 (− 2.5–20.0)1.0 (− 7.3–9.3)
Self-reported financial situation
 Good−5.8 (− 13.1–1.5)−4.9 (− 15.1–5.4)−0.6 (− 10.3 − 9.2)− 3.9 (− 10.5–2.7)− 1.5 (− 7.6–4.6)−0.3 (− 7.3–6.8)−2.7 (− 10.7–5.2)−1.7 (− 7.5–4.2)
 Fair−4.9 (− 13.2–3.4)−9.2 (− 20.8–2.5)−2.6 (− 13.7 − 8.5)− 8.8 (− 16.3 − − 1.3)***−7.0 (− 13.9 − − 0.1)− 3.1 (− 11.0–4.9)− 8.0 (− 17.0–1.1)−1.7 (− 8.3–5.0)
 Poor−22.0 (− 32.5 − − 11.4)* ††−21.5 (− 36.3 − − 6.7)** ††−20.3 (− 34.4 − − 6.2)** ††−20.5 (− 30.0 − − 11.0)* ††−26.2 (− 35.0 − − 17.4)* ††− 25.4 (− 35.5 − − 15.2)* ††−18.4 (− 29.9 − − 6.9)** ††−13.1 (− 21.6 − − 4.7)** ††
Main occupation
 Retired−6.6 (− 14.3–1.1)6.8 (− 4.0–17.7)−2.8 (− 13.1 − 7.5)3.8 (− 3.2–10.7)3.2 (− 3.2–9.7)−1.2 (− 8.6–6.2)0.1 (− 8.4–8.4)−0.3 (− 6.4–5.9)
 Housework−8.6 (− 17.1–0.0)***−1.1 (− 13.1–11.0)−4.2 (− 15.6 − 7.2)5.5 (−2.3–13.2)0.5 (−6.6–7.6)−0.3 (− 8.5–8.0)−4.1 (− 13.4–5.2)−0.2 (− 7.0–6.7)
Chronic diseases
 One0.1 (−5.8–6.0)− 1.0 (− 9.3–7.3)−4.6 (− 12.5 − 3.3)−2.5 (− 7.9–2.8)−2.6 (− 7.5–2.3)−1.5 (− 7.2–4.2)−3.2 (− 9.6–3.3)−1.7 (− 6.5–3.0)** ††
 Two or more− 4.3 (− 11.6–3.0)−3.5 (− 13.8–6.8)−0.5 (− 10.3 − 9.3)− 2.9 (− 9.5–3.7)−1.3 (− 7.4–4.8)−2.3 (− 9.4–4.7)−3.9 (− 11.9–4.1)−10.1 (− 16.0 − − 4.2)
Number of close contacts last week6.7 (1.4–12.0)**−1.7 (− 9.2–5.7)5.8 (− 1.2 − 12.9)5.1 (0.3–9.8)***1.9 (− 2.5–6.3)4.7 (− 0.4–9.8)− 0.4 (− 6.1–5.4)3.6 (− 0.6–7.9)
Household members in addition to respondent1.1 (−1.5–3.8)−2.0 (− 5.8–1.7)0.9 (− 2.7 − 4.5)0.1 (−2.3–2.5)−0.3 (− 2.5–1.9)0.1 (−2.5–2.7)0.6 (− 2.3–3.5)1.0 (− 1.1–3.2)
 _cons75.6 (59.3–92.0)86.6 (63.6–109.5)63.4 (41.6 − 85.2)67.3 (52.5–82.0)72.6 (59.0–86.2)78.2 (62.5–93.9)81.5 (63.6–99.4)72.3 (59.2–85.4)
 R-squared0.400.110.120.210.220.190.110.18
 Adjusted R-squared0.370.050.070.170.170.140.050.13
 F-test (15, 241)10.91.982.294.44.53.831.963.56
 Pr. > F0.00000.01730.00460.00000.00000.00000.01870.0000
 Root MSE21.129.628.219.017.620.322.916.9
  1. * p < 0.001; ** p < 0.01; *** p < 0.05. †† p < .05 after HB correction
  2. Reference categories: 60 to 69 years old; being single (including divorced/separated); very good self-reported financial situation; currently working; no chronic diseases. PF physical functioning, RP role limitations due to physical health problems, RE role limitations due to emotional problems, VT vitality, energy and fatigue, MH mental health including psychological distress and emotional well-being, SF social functioning, BP bodily pain, GH general health perception