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Table 3 Predicting death using general health status 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, slight decrease)
 High start, convex 1.79*** 1.94***
(1.40, 2.30) (1.47, 2.55)
 Low start, concave 1.19 1.46*
(0.88, 1.61) (1.04, 2.02)
 Low start, slight increase 1.74*** 2.32***
(1.37, 2.20) (1.74, 3.09)
Female   0.93
  (0.73, 1.18)
Age   1.27
  (0.98, 1.65)
Age squared   1.00
  (1.00, 1.00)
Race/Ethnicity (Ref. White)
 Black   0.68**
  (0.54, 0.91)
 Other   0.63
  (0.35, 1.11)
 Hispanic   0.50**
  (0.33, 0.76)
Educational attainment (Ref. < High school)
 High school   1.05
  (0.79, 1.39)
 > High school   1.26
  (0.97, 1.65)
# of siblings (Ref. 0)
 1–3   0.95
  (0.75, 1.22)
 4 +    0.84
  (0.61, 1.16)
# of children (Ref. 0)
 1–3   0.74
  (0.51, 1.07)
 4 +    0.67*
  (0.46, 1.00)
Medicare   0.96
  (0.76, 1.21)
Medicaid   0.93
  (0.70, 1.22)
Tricare   1.09
  (0.65, 1.83)
Comorbidity (Ref. 0)
 1–3   1.24
  (0.83, 1.85)
 4 +    1.39
  (0.90, 2.14)
Marital status (Ref. Never married)
 Married/live with a partner   1.10
  (0.63, 1.90)
 Separated, divorced, widowed   0.99
  (0.58, 1.68)
Smoke regularly   1.52**
  (1.17, 1.97)
Self-report   0.61**
  (0.46, 0.82)
MCI   0.59***
  (0.47, 0.73)
  1. *p < 0.05; ** p < 0.01; *** p < 0.001. N = 2,021