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Table 2 Association of sociodemographic, lifestyle, and health status with poor functional status

From: Functional status and its associated factors among community-dwelling older adults in rural Nepal: findings from a cross-sectional study

Characteristics Adjusted odds ratio 95 % CI P
Age (year)
  60–69 Ref   
  70–79 1.45 0.77, 2.76 0.250
  ≥ 80 2.83 1.46, 5.50 0.002
Past occupation
  Employed Ref   
  Unemployed 2.41 1.26, 4.65 0.008
Memory/concentration problem
  No Ref   
  Yes 2.32 1.30, 4.13 0.004
Depressive symptoms
  No Ref   
  Yes 2.52 1.28, 4.95 0.008
Hypertension
  No Ref   
  Yes 1.78 1.03, 3.06 0.038