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Table 4 Variables associated with mental 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 0.18, 0.96 0.04 0.75 0.41, 1.37 0.35 0.68 0.48, 1.08 0.11
Age 1.02 0.99, 1.05 0.17 1.01 0.97, 1.05 0.57 0.996 0.97, 1.02 0.76
Gender 0.48 0.29, 0.77 0.002 0.59 0.31, 1.13 0.11 1.03 0.62, 1.71 0.91
Employment status 0.91 0.51, 1.63 0.76 1.96 0.76, 5.04 0.17 1.95 1.15, 3.30 0.01
Education 1.29 0.95, 1.75 0.10 1.06 0.59, 1.92 0.84 1.04 0.76, 1.42 0.81
SSS** 1.45 1.25, 1.67 < 0.0001 1.44 1.14, 1.82 0.002 1.25 1.12, 1.39 < 0.0001
  1. [Odds Ratio* (OR), 95% Confidence Interval (CI) and p value]
  2. * ORs adjusted for all variables in the models, health was categorized as: 0 for suboptimal health and 1 for optimal health
  3. ** Subjective Socioeconomic Status