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Table 4 Multivariate analyses between the frailty index and characteristics of caregivers (n = 90)

From: The relationship between social deprivation and a frailty index of cumulative deficits in French middle-aged caregivers

Variables Main model Model 2 Model 3
Beta [95% CI] p Beta [95% CI] p OR [95% CI] p
Sociodemographic characteristics
 Age (per 1-year increase) 0.005 [0.002; 0.009] 0.005 0.005 [0.002; 0.008] 0.005 1.08 [0.97; 1.21] 0.16
 Gender (male vs. female gender) −0.012 [− 0.051; 0.027] 0.56 −0.004 [− 0.042; 0.034] 0.84 0.57 [0.15; 1.85] 0.36
Educational level:
 Primary (reference)
 Secondary −0.011 [− 0.062; 0.04] 0.67 − 0.012 [− 0.063; 0.038] 0.63 0.28 [0.05; 1.36] 0.12
 Tertiary −0.012 [− 0.058; 0.034] 0.61 − 0.011 [− 0.058; 0.035] 0.62 0.49 [0.13; 1.94] 0.30
Professional situation:
 Active (reference)
 Inactive 0.008 [−0.047; 0.063] 0.77 0.013 [−0.041; 0.067] 0.63 5.37 [0.96; 43.7] 0.07
 Retired −0.024 [− 0.069; 0.021] 0.29 − 0.024 [− 0.069; 0.021] 0.29 1.08 [0.29; 4.03] 0.91
Epices score (per 10-point increase) 0.011 [0.002; 0.020] 0.020
Social deprivation (precarious vs. non-precarious) 0.054 [0.007; 0.102] 0.025 5.11 [1.23; 23.8] 0.028
  1. The main model and model 2 are multiple linear regressions with the frailty index (as a quantitative variable) as the dependent variable. The model 3 is a binomial logistic regression with the frailty status (frail vs. not frail) as the dependent variable
  2. 95% CI 95% Confidence Interval, OR Odds Ratio