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Table 4 Odds ratios (95% CI) of HRQOL dimensional problems and folate concentration

From: Serum folate concentration and health-related quality of life among the elderly in South Korea

Model Mobility Self-care Usual activities Pain/discomfort Anxiety/depression
1 0.83 (0.62, 1.11) 0.58 (0.39, 0.85)** 0.97 (0.71, 1.32) 1.02 (0.76, 1.39) 0.97 (0.68, 1.40)
2 0.71 (0.51, 0.99)* 0.55 (0.37, 0.84)** 0.87 (0.62, 1.22) 0.81 (0.58, 1.13) 0.88 (0.61, 1.28)
3 0.80 (0.56, 1.14) 0.63 (0.40, 0.98)* 0.99 (0.69, 1.44) 0.88 (0.62, 1.24) 0.87 (0.59, 1.29)
4 0.79 (0.56, 1.13) 0.63 (0.41, 0.99)* 1.00 (0.69, 1.45) 0.88 (0.62, 1.24) 0.88 (0.59, 1.30)
  1. Model 1: not adjusted; Model 2: adjusted for age and sex; Model 3: further adjusted for marital status, education level, employment status, household income, smoking, alcohol consumption, aerobic physical activity, and BMI; Model 4: further adjusted for diabetes mellitus, hypertension, and dyslipidemia. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001