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Table 3 Association socio-demographic variables, lifestyle factors, somatic variables and psychological variables with low subjective well-being for women (N = 1822)

From: “In the mood for ageing”: determinants of subjective well-being in older men and women of the population-based KORA-Age study

Covariates Model 1, OR (95% CI) Model 2, OR (95% CI) Model 3, OR (95% CI) Model 4, OR (95% CI)
Age 1.03 (1.01-1.05)* 1.01 (0.99-1.03) 1.01 (0.99-1.03) 1.00 (0.98-1.03)
Low education 1.01 (0.73-1.38) 0.98 (0.71-1.35) 0.97 (0.70-1-34) 0.93 (0.65-1.32)
Low income 1.48 (1.17-1.87)* 1.40 (1.11-1.77)* 1.39 (1.10-1.76)* 1.34 (1.03-1.73)*
Living alone 1.32 (1.04-1.68)* 1.34 (1.05-1.71)* 1.34 (1.05-1.71)* 1.43 (1.10-1.87)*
Physical inactivity - 2.21 (1.76-2.77)** 2.18 (1.73-2.74)** 1.94 (1.51-2.50)**
Multi-morbidity - - 2.41 (1.58-3.69)** 2.48 (1.56-3.93)*
Anxiety-yes - - - 7.31 (5.14-10.39)**
Depression-yes - - - 6.83 (2.49-18.75)*
Sleeping problems - - - 2.03 (1.59-2.61)**
  1. Model 1 adjusted for socio-demographic variables (age, education, income and family status-living alone). Model 2 adjusted for socio-demographic variables and lifestyle factors (physical inactivity). Model 3 controlled for socio-demographic variables, lifestyle factors and somatic variables (multimorbidity). Model 4 (full model) adjusted for socio-demographic variables, lifestyle factors, somatic variables and psychological variables (depression, anxiety and sleeping problems)
  2. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.0001