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Table 3 Health satisfaction. Estimation of odds ratio (OR), 95% confidence interval (C.I), and p-value from longitudinal random effects model

From: Multidimensional construct of life satisfaction in older adults in Korea: a six-year follow-up study

Covariate Reference category OR 95% CI p-value
Sex Female vs Male 0.801 0.671 – 0.957 0.015
Spouse No vs Yes 0.746 0.634 – 0.891 0.001
Education Elementary vs No education 1.014 0.841 – 1.223 0.883
  Middle or more vs No education 1.431 1.177 – 1.74 0.0003
Physical health Good vs Poor 22.4 19.49 – 25.76 <0.0001
Sex by Mental healtha female/good vs male/good 1.009 0.818 – 1.245 0.933
  female/poor vs male/poor 0.636 0.503 – 0.804 0.0002
  female/good vs female/poor 4.293 3.52 – 5.235 <0.0001
  male/good vs male/poor 2.708 2.248 – 3.61 <0.0001
  female/good vs male/poor 2.732 2.197 – 3.398 <0.0001
  male/good vs female/poor 4.255 3.372 – 5.369 <0.0001
  1. aThe model has a significant interaction