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Table 5 Housing 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
Age 70 - 74 vs 65 - 69 1.092 0.979 – 1.218 0.114
  75 - 79 vs 65 - 69 1.109 0.968 – 1.272 0.136
  ≥ 80 vs 65 – 69 1.241 1.048 – 1.468 0.012
Education Elementary vs No education 1.062 0.948 – 1.188 0.30
  Middle or more vs No education 1.137 1.001 – 1.292 0.048
Residential area Rural vs Urban 1.307 1.184 – 1.441 <0.0001
Private health insurance Yes vs No 1.374 1.152 -1.639 0.0004
Physical health Good vs Poor 1.538 1.368 – 1.728 <0.0001
Mental health Good vs Poor 2.265 2.069 – 2.479 <0.0001
House type by compositiona APT/couple vs APT/single 0.986 0.777 – 1.253 0.91
  APT/couple vs Detach/single 3.033 2.516 – 3.655 <0.0001
  APT/single vs Others/single 2.812 2.002 – 3.95 <0.0001
  APT/single vs Detach/single 3.075 2.444 -3.869 <0.0001
  Detach/couple vs Detach/single 1.596 1.378 – 1.848 <0.0001
  Others/couple vs APT/single 0.371 0.278 – 0.495 <0.0001
  Others/couple vs Detach/single 1.14 0.895 – 1.453 0.289
  Others/single vs APT/single 0.445 0.356 – 0.555 <0.0001
  Others/single vs Detach/single 1.367 1.175 – 1.59 <0.0001
  1. aThe model has a significant interaction; selected comparisons are presented