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Table 3 Models of age trajectories of allostatic load, coefficients and standard errors: main and interaction models. Source ELSA Wave 2, 4 and 6 (2004–2012). The Allostatic load score was calculated based on Read and Grundy (2014) [23]

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

  Main Interaction
Age 0.036 ± 0.001*** 0.032 ± 0.001***
Sex, Female − 0.066 ± 0.018*** − 0.451 ± 0.126***
Age*gender   0.005 ± 0.001***
Married/cohabit −0.027 ± 0.019 − 0.02 ± 0.019
Middle wealth −0.16 ± 0.018*** − 0.159 ± 0.018***
Wealthiest −0.304 ± 0.02*** − 0.303 ± 0.02***
High school −0.086 ± 0.022*** − 0.083 ± 0.022***
Some college −0.164 ± 0.025*** − 0.163 ± 0.025***
Num. comorbidities 0.389 ± 0.008*** 0.39 ± 0.008***
Current smoker 0.125 ± 0.025*** 0.126 ± 0.025***
Past smoker 0.004 ± 0.032 0.003 ± 0.032
Drink > 5 days/week −0.102 ± 0.016*** −0.102 ± 0.016***
Vigorous exercise −0.2 ± 0.017*** −0.201 ± 0.017***
Constant −0.388 ± 0.077*** −0.185 ± 0.102
  1. Note: Sig.: * = 10% or less; **: 5% or less; ***: 1% or less