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Table 6 Satisfaction with family relationships. 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 1.239 1.111 – 1.383 0.0001
Education Elementary vs No education 1.306 1.166 – 1.463 <0.0001
  Middle or more vs No education 1.288 1.121 – 1.479 0.0003
House type Apartment vs Detached 1.190 1.063 – 1.333 0.0026
  Others vs Detached 0.721 0.629 – 0.827 <0.0001
Physical health Good vs Poor 1.533 1.34 - 1.755 <0.0001
Mental health Good vs Poor 3.066 2.764 – 3.40 <0.0001
Financial stress −100% - 0% vs ≥ 0% 0.883 0.798 – 0.976 0.015
  < -100% vs ≥ 0% 0.734 0.639 – 0.844 <0.0001
Residential area by Household compositiona rural/single vs urban/single 2.095 1.813 – 2.421 <0.0001
  rural/couple vs urban/couple 1.063 0.878 – 1.286 0.41
  rural/others vs urban/others 1.164 0.894 – 1.516 0.068
  rural/couple vs urban/single 1.762 1.468 – 2.114 <0.0001
  rural/couple vs urban/others 1.745 1.397 – 2.179 <0.0001
  rural/single vs urban/others 2.075 1.713 – 2.514 <0.0001
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