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Table 2 Hazard Ratios (and 95% Confidence Intervals) Comparing Time-Varying Self-Rated Health (SRH) Models Predicting Mortality (N = 1733)

From: The choice of self-rated health measures matter when predicting mortality: evidence from 10 years follow-up of the Australian longitudinal study of ageing

  Model 1 Model 2 Model 3 Model 4 Model 5 Model 6 Model 7
  Global SRH Age-comparative SRH Self-Comparative SRH Global & Age-Comparative Global & Self-Comparative Age-& Self-Comparative All SRH
Global SRH        
Poora 4.71***
(3.48, 6.40)
   4.79***
(3.50,6.56)
4.01***
(2.92, 5.52)
  4.09*** (2.95, 5.68)
Faira 2.31***
(1.71, 3.11)
   2.42***
(1.79, 3.27)
2.06***
(1.52, 2.80)
  2.16*** (1.59, 2.95)
Gooda 1.54***
(1.14, 2.07)
   1.59**
(1.78, 2.15)
1.46*
(1.08, 1.97)
  1.51** (1.11, 2.04)
Very Gooda 1.13
(0.82, 1.54)
   1.15
(0.84, 1.57)
1.10
(0.81, 1.52)
  1.12 (0.82, 1.54)
Age-Comparative SRH        
Worse b   2.00***
(1.75, 2.52)
  1.08
(0.88, 1.31)
  1.73***
(1.44, 2.08)
1.07 (0.88, 1.31)
Same b   1.05
(0.93, 1.18)
  0.85*
(0.75, 0.96)
  0.99
(0.88, 1.13)
0.85** (0.75, 0.97)
Self-Comparative SRH        
Not as Good c    1.27*
(1.05, 1.54)
  0.85
(0.78, 1.16)
1.21*
(1.00, 1.47)
0.96 (0.78, 1.17)
Same c    0.67***
(0.56, 0.81)
  0.74**
(0.61, 0.91)
0.68***
(0.55, 0.82)
0.75** (0.61, 0.91)
Null-2LL   16548.63 16548.63 16548.63 16548.63 16548.63 16548.63
-2LL   16264.89 16436.01 16509.75 16485.01 16264.89 16239.88
AIC   16312.89 16474.01 16557.75 16533.01 16312.89 16287.88
BIC   16342.62 16503.74 16587.48 16562.74 16342.62 16317.61
  1. Note: a - Reference Category is "Excellent"; b & c "Better". LL = Log Likelihood. ***p < .001; **p < .01; *p < .05.