Skip to main content

Table 6 Linear regression model 2.4 in which subjective well-being (SWBscore2003) predicts health behavior (HBSS2012)

From: Changed health behavior improves subjective well-being and vice versa in a follow-up of 9 years

Category Estimate Standard error p-value
Intercept 1.81 0.053  < 0.001
SWBscore2003  − 0.025 0.0045  < 0.001
SWBchange
Positive 0.071 0.019  < 0.001
Neutral Reference   
Negative  − 0.072 0.019  < 0.001
HBSS2003 0.48 0.0088  < 0.001
Gender
Male  − 0.10 0.016  < 0.001
Female Reference   
Age (2003)
25–29  − 0.024 0.023 0.30
35–39  − 0.033 0.022 0.14
45–49  − 0.051 0.020 0.013
55–59 Reference   
Education (1998)
No professional education 0.012 0.075 0.87
Vocational school Reference   
College 0.061 0.053 0.25
University or higher  − 0.023 0.064 0.72
Diseases (2003)
0 0.046 0.021 0.030
1 0.037 0.019 0.055
2 or more Reference   
SWB2003*education
No professional education  − 0.0019 0.0079 0.81
Vocational school Reference   
College 0.0017 0.0057 0.76
University or higher 0.022 0.0071 0.0016
  1. HBSS, Health behavior sum score i.e. no. of protective health behaviors; SWBscore, Subjective well-being score (lower scores indicating better SWB); SWBchange, Change in health behavior sum score during follow-up