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Table 3 The interaction effects of social engagement and marital status on frailty among Chinese older adults (n = 6562)

From: Social engagement and physical frailty in later life: does marital status matter?

  Model 7 Model 8 Model 9 Model 10
Coef. S.E. Coef. S.E. Coef. S.E. Coef. S.E.
Interaction with friends
 Not regularly × Married −0.165 0.492       
 Almost every week × Married 0.376 0.588       
 Almost daily × Married 0.400 0.393       
Hobby groups
 Not regularly × Married    −0.230 0.701     
 Almost every week × Married    −0.351 0.688     
 Almost daily × Married    −1.280** 0.615     
Sports groups
 Not regularly × Married      −2.217 1.411   
 Almost every week × Married      0.551 1.214   
 Almost daily × Married      −0.041 0.719   
Voluntary work
 Not regularly × Married        0.501 0.565
 Almost every week × Married        1.154 1.195
 Almost daily × Married        −0.844 1.310
  1. Note: All models were controlled for age, financial situation, currently working, smoking status, alcohol consumption, multi-morbidity, self-perceived health status, depression, and wave
  2. Six individuals were excluded due to having missing covariate data, and seven individuals were not included due to more than 20% of deficits were missing
  3. Standard errors all clustered at the individual level. *** P < 0.01, ** P < 0.05, * P < 0.1