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Table 3 Variables associated with physical health related quality of life in logistic regression models, by population group.

From: Perceived discrimination and health-related quality of life among Arabs and Jews in Israel: A population-based survey

Independent variables in the model Non-immigrant Jews N = 383 Immigrants N = 187 Arabs N = 382
  OR CI p OR CI p OR CI p
Discrimination 0.42 0.19, 0.91 0.03 0.51 0.27, 0.94 0.03 1.48 0.93, 2.34 0.10
Age 0.98 0.96, 1.01 0.29 0.98 0.94, 1.02 0.27 0.97 0.94, 0.998 0.04
Gender 0.73 0.45, 1.21 0.22 0.26 0.13, 0.53 < 0.0001 0.62 0.37, 1.04 0.07
Employment status 1.45 0.82, 2.57 0.20 2.99 1.20, 7.47 0.02 1.70 1.01, 2.88 0.047
Education 1.68 1.23, 2,30 0.001 0.93 0.50, 1.75 0.83 1.66 1.19, 2.33 0.003
SSS** 1.19 1.04, 1.37 0.01 1.25 0.98, 1.57 0.07 1.16 1.05, 1.29 0.005
  1. [Odds Ratio* (OR), 95% Confidence Interval (CI) and p value]
  2. * ORs adjusted for all variables in the model, health was categorized as: 0 for suboptimal health and 1 for optimal health
  3. ** Subjective Socioeconomic Status