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Table 2 Predicting death using physical functioning trajectory group memberships, odds ratios and 95% confidence intervals

From: Prediction of physical functioning and general health status trajectories on mortality among persons with cognitive impairment

  Model 1 Model 2
Group membership (Ref. “High start, moderate decrease”)
 High-medium start, moderate decrease edecrease 5.04** 4.40**
(1.98, 12.82) (1.69, 11.44)
 Medium start, moderate decrease 8.73*** 6.59***
(3.49, 21.87) (2.56, 16.98)
 Medium low start, early fast decrease 28.88*** 19.62***
(10.90, 76.50) (7.14, 53.94)
 Medium low start, moderate decrease 14.84*** 10.81***
(5.91, 37.25) (4.16, 28.09)
 Low start, stable 21.48*** 16.03***
(8.47, 54.50) (6.05, 42.46)
Female   0.70*
  (0.53, 0.93)
Age   1.23
  (0.91, 1.65)
Age squared   1.00
  (1.00, 1.00)
Race/Ethnicity (Ref. White)
 Black   0.64**
  (0.47, 0.87)
 Other   0.71
  (0.37, 1.37)
 Hispanic   0.52**
  (0.32, 0.84)
Educational attainment (Ref. < High school)
 High school   1.02
  (0.74, 1.40)
 > High school   1.21
  (0.89, 1.64)
# of siblings (Ref. 0)
 1–3   0.99
  (0.76, 1.31)
 4 +    0.88
  (0.61, 1.27)
# of children (Ref. 0)
 1–3   1.02
  (0.64, 1.63)
 4 +    0.87
  (0.54, 1.40)
 Medicare   0.95
  (0.73, 1.23)
 Medicaid   0.97
  (0.70, 1.33)
 Tricare   1.35
  (0.77, 2.35)
Comorbidity (Ref. 0)
 1–3   1.09
  (0.68, 1.74)
 4 +    1.34
  (0.81, 2.20)
Marital status (Ref. Never married)
 Married/live with a partner   1.28
  (0.64, 2.56)
 Separated, divorced, widowed   1.14
  (0.59, 2.21)
 Smoke regularly   1.33*
  (1.01, 1.75)
 MCI   0.64**
  (0.50, 0.83)
  1. *p < 0.05
  2. **p < 0.01
  3. ***p < 0.001
  4. N = 1,641