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Table 3 Factors associated with worse self-rated health by sex, type of facility, and cognition in institutionalized older persons.

From: Factors associated with self-rated health in older people living in institutions

Factor OR* (95% CI)
  Sex Facility Cognitive function
  Men (n = 298) Women (n = 332) Public/concerted (n = 425) Private (n = 205) Normal (n = 308) Impaired (n = 176)
Sex       
   Men    1 1 1 1
   Women    1.24 (0.87 – 1.77) 0.72 (0.38 – 1.36) 1.17 (0.74 – 1.86) 0.96 (0.53 – 1.76)
Age (years)       
   65 – 84 1 1 1 1 1 1
   ≥85 0.70 (0.42 – 1.15) 0.92 (0.62 – 1.35) 0.89 (0.59 – 1.33) 0.75 (0.43 – 1.30) 0.59 (0.37 – 0.93) 1.13 (0.61 – 2.10)
Education       
   None 1 1 1 1 1 1
   Primary 1.17 (0.64 – 2.13) 0.53 (0.34 – 0.82) 0.58 (0.35 – 0.97) 0.71 (0.37 – 1.37) 0.82 (0.47 – 1.42) 0.52 (0.24 – 1.13)
   Secondary 0.51 (0.22 – 1.17) 0.75 (0.38 – 1.51) 0.76 (0.40 – 1.44) 0.63 (0.29 – 1.34) 0.86 (0.48 – 1.53) 0.36 (0.12 – 1.11)
Facility       
   Public/concerted 1 1    1 1
   Private 0.68 (0.33 – 1.40) 0.51 (0.30 – 0.87)    0.54 (0.32 – 0.90) 0.58 (0.25 – 1.32)
Chronic conditions       
   1 unit increase 1.25 (1.07 – 1.46) 1.16 (1.06 – 1.27) 1.23 (1.10 – 1.37) 1.09 (0.93 – 1.28) 1.20 (1.04 – 1.39) 1.12 (0.95 – 1.31)
Functional dependency       
   Independent 1 1 1 1 1 1
   Mild 3.09 (1.46 – 6.47) 1.61 (0.81 – 3.22) 2.29 (1.14 – 4.62) 1.37 (0.36 – 1.25) 1.75 (0.87 – 3.51) 0.49 (0.09 – 2.68)
   Moderate 2.59 (1.31 – 5.09) 2.29 (1.14 – 4.62) 2.10 (1.19 – 3.73) 2.55 (1.71 – 9.15) 2.21 (1.17 – 4.18) 0.56 (0.10 – 3.12)
   Severe 2.79 (1.16 – 6.70) 1.55 (0.74 – 3.22) 1.88 (0.76 – 4.58) 1.74 (0.49 – 6.25) 1.51 (0.60 – 3.81) 0.57 (0.10 – 3.24)
  1. * Odds ratio (95% confidence interval) of worse health perception adjusted for sex, age, education, type of facility, number of chronic conditions, and functional dependency.