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Table 3 Associations of the social vulnerability dimensions with covariates (gender, age, frailty, and education)

From: Social vulnerability from a social ecology perspective: a cohort study of older adults from the National Population Health Survey of Canada

  Engagement N = 2516 Contextual SES N = 2342 Support N = 2512 Living situation N = 2648 Esteem N = 2512 Control N = 2473 Relations N = 2188
Female Gender -0.13 (-0.25, -0.01)* -0.05 (-0.13, 0.03) -0.14 (-0.23, -0.05)** 0.52 (0.44, 0.60)*** -0.00 (-0.03, 0.03) -0.06 (-0.16, 0.03) -0.03 (-0.10, 0.05)
Age (increasing) 0.01 (-0.01, 0.02) -0.00 (-0.01, 0.00) -0.01 (-0.01, 0.00) 0.03 (0.02, 0.03)*** -0.00 (-0.00, 0.00) -0.02 (-0.03, -0.01)*** 0.00 (-0.00, 0.01)
Frailty (increasing) 1.37 (0.77, 1.96)*** 0.35 (-0.03, 0.73) 0.05 (-0.29, 0.58) -0.11 (-0.50,0.27) 0.39 (0.22, 0.55)*** 2.22 (1.74, 2.71)*** 0.22 (-0.18, 0.61)
Education (lower) 0.42 (0.26, 0.58)*** 0.34 (0.25, 0.44)*** 0.05 (-0.06, 0.15) 0.03 (-0.07, 0.13) 0.04 (0.01, 0.08)** 0.02 (0.09, 0.32)*** 0.06 (-0.03, 0.14)
  1. Statistically significant associations are indicated by *p < .05 **p < .01 ***p < .001. The Number of participants included in the regression model for each dimension is indicated.