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Table 2 Models of age trajectories of allostatic load, coefficients and standard errors: main and interaction models. Source HRS wave 8–11 (2006–2012) and ELSA Wave 2, 4 and 6 (2004–2012)

From: Trajectories of allostatic load among older Americans and Britons: longitudinal cohort studies

  HRS ELSA
Main Interaction Main Interaction
Age 0.003 ± 0.000*** 0.001 ± 0.000*** 0.002 ± 0.000*** −0.0001 ± 0.000
Sex, Female −0.104 ± 0.007*** − 0.251 ± 0.047*** − 0.093 ± 0.009*** − 0.376 ± 0.062***
Age*gender   0.002 ± 0.000***   0.004 ± 0.000***
Married/cohabit −0.023 ± 0.008*** −0.019 ± 0.008** −0.007 ± 0.009 −0.002 ± 0.009
Middle wealth − 0.042 ± 0.008*** − 0.042 ± 0.008*** − 0.043 ± 0.008*** − 0.043 ± 0.008***
Wealthiest − 0.068 ± 0.009*** − 0.067 ± 0.009*** −0.091 ± 0.009*** − 0.090 ± 0.009***
High school − 0.006 ± 0.011 − 0.007 ± 0.011 − 0.056 ± 0.011*** − 0.053 ± 0.011***
Some college − 0.047 ± 0.01*** −0.048 ± 0.01*** − 0.102 ± 0.012*** − 0.101 ± 0.012***
Num. comorbidities 0.093 ± 0.003*** 0.093 ± 0.003*** 0.033 ± 0.003*** − 0.043 ± 0.008***
Current smoker − 0.032 ± 0.011*** − 0.031 ± 0.011*** − 0.011 ± 0.013 −0.011 ± 0.013
Past smoker 0.006 ± 0.007 0.008 ± 0.007 0.089 ± 0.014*** 0.088 ± 0.014***
Drink > 5 days/week − 0.008 ± 0.011 −0.008 ± 0.011 − 0.021 ± 0.007*** −0.021 ± 0.007***
Vigorous exercise −0.076 ± 0.007*** − 0.076 ± 0.007*** − 0.044 ± 0.008*** − 0.044 ± 0.008***
Constant −0.159 ± 0.03** −0.079 ± 0.039** − 0.001 ± 0.038 0.147 ± 0.050***
  1. Note: Sig.: * = 10% or less; ** = 5% or less; *** = 1% or less