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Table 3 Logit regression estimation of the number of chronic diseases, health behaviors and falls in the elderly

From: Association between falls in elderly and the number of chronic diseases and health-related behaviors based on CHARLS 2018: health status as a mediating variable

  All Care (yes) Care (no)
  m1 m2 m3 m4 m5 m6
Variables Fall Fall Fall Fall Fall Fall
ChronicDisease 0.167*** (0.0265) 0.113*** (0.0272) 0.163*** (0.0461) 0.129*** (0.0470) 0.165*** (0.0326) 0.102*** (0.0336)
Sleeptime −0.0725*** (0.0150) − 0.0324** (0.0154) − 0.0784*** (0.0245) − 0.0533** (0.0252) − 0.0691*** (0.0191) −0.0203 (0.0196)
Drinking −0.224*** (0.0741) −0.229*** (0.0750) − 0.126 (0.138) −0.0914 (0.140) − 0.278*** (0.0883) −0.301*** (0.0895)
Smoking 0.104** (0.0489) 0.110** (0.0492) 0.0311 (0.0852) 0.0268 (0.0858) 0.141** (0.0598) 0.155** (0.0603)
Activity −0.104*** (0.0400) − 0.104** (0.0406) − 0.0918 (0.0714) − 0.123* (0.0729) − 0.107** (0.0485) −0.0936* (0.0492)
Age 0.109** (0.0487) 0.119** (0.0494) −0.0241 (0.0850) 0.0239 (0.0868) 0.167*** (0.0594) 0.154** (0.0605)
Gender 0.234*** (0.0886) 0.156* (0.0897) 0.0935 (0.160) 0.0752 (0.162) 0.303*** (0.107) 0.198* (0.108)
Residence 0.187** (0.0790) 0.0710 (0.0804) −0.0150 (0.148) −0.0734 (0.150) 0.268*** (0.0938) 0.125 (0.0958)
Education 0.115 (0.111) 0.177 (0.112) 0.161 (0.240) 0.205 (0.243) 0.109 (0.126) 0.174 (0.128)
Marital status 0.280*** (0.0794) 0.217*** (0.0809) 0.463*** (0.142) 0.433*** (0.143) 0.204** (0.0965) 0.116 (0.0988)
Economic status 0.0103 (0.0109) 0.0186* (0.0112) 0.0120 (0.0189) 0.0200 (0.0191) 0.00902 (0.0134) 0.0170 (0.0138)
Care −0.590*** (0.0692) − 0.293*** (0.0742)     
Depression   0.0284*** (0.00497)   0.0218** (0.00873)   0.0320*** (0.00604)
Pain   0.414*** (0.0800)   0.165 (0.161)   0.494*** (0.0927)
ADL   0.559*** (0.0724)   0.492*** (0.119)   0.590*** (0.0914)
/cut1 0.927*** (0.351) 2.153*** (0.369) 0.974 (0.614) 1.763*** (0.648) 2.344*** (0.387) 2.986*** (0.400)
/cut2 1.955*** (0.353) 3.204*** (0.371) 2.018*** (0.617) 2.825*** (0.651) 3.366*** (0.389) 4.035*** (0.403)
Observations 5867 5867 1437 1437 4430 4430
  1. z-statistics in parentheses; *** p < 0.01, ** p < 0.05, * p < 0.1