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Table 4 Interaction between education and financial satisfactiona

From: When does poor subjective financial position hurt the elderly? Testing the interaction with educational attainment using a national representative longitudinal survey

   SRH   Depression   Mortality  
   OR 95 C.I. p OR 95 C.I. p HR 95 C.I. p
Education*FS           
Education Financial satisfaction          
College or above    Very satisfied (1.1) 1.0   * 1.0    1.0   
     Satisfied (2.6) 4.2 (2.0 8.8)   1.7 (0.8 3.8)   1.1 (0.4 2.9)  
     Average(1.5) 4.9 (2.2 10.9)   1.9 (0.8 4.4)   1.0 (0.3 3.1)  
     Dissatisfied(0.6) 6.4 (2.4 17.1)   2.7 (1.0 7.3)   1.5 (0.5 5.0)  
Senior high school    Very satisfied (0.9) 1.0   * 1.0    1.0   
     Satisfied (2.8) 1.8 (1.0 3.4)   1.3 (0.6 2.6)   2.1 (0.6 7.2)  
     Average(1.7) 2.5 (1.3 5.0)   1.9 (0.9 4.0)   2.2 (0.6 7.7)  
     Dissatisfied(0.8) 3.2 (1.4 7.4)   2.4 (1.0 5.7)   1.7 (0.4 7.7)  
Junior high school    Very satisfied (0.8) 1.0   ** 1.0   * 1.0   
     Satisfied (4.0) 1.8 (0.9 3.3)   0.8 (0.4 1.6)   2.2 (0.7 7.2)  
     Average (3.4) 3.4 (1.8 6.4)   0.8 (0.4 1.5)   1.4 (0.4 4.8)  
     Dissatisfied(1.0) 4.4 (1.9 10.0)   2.1 (0.9 4.5)   1.7 (0.4 7.4)  
Primary school    Very satisfied (2.3) 1.0   ** 1.0   ** 1.0   
     Satisfied (12.6) 1.8 (1.2 2.6)   0.8 (0.5 1.2)   1.5 (0.8 2.7) *
     Average(13.6) 3.2 (2.2 4.6)   1.3 (0.9 1.9)   1.7 (0.9 3.1)  
     Dissatisfied(5.5) 5.1 (3.2 7.9)   3.3 (2.1 5.0)   2.2 (1.2 4.1)  
Literate with no formal education    Very satisfied (0.48) 1.0   ** 1.0   ** 1.0   
     Satisfied (2.4) 1.3 (0.6 3.0)   1.1 (0.5 2.8)   2.6 (0.6 11.4)  
     Average(3.8) 3.3 (1.5 7.3)   2.0 (0.9 4.9)   2.0 (0.5 8.6)  
     Dissatisfied(1.7) 5.5 (2.2 13.9)   5.2 (2.0 13.1)   3.1 (0.7 13.7)  
Illiterate    Very satisfied (1.5) 1.0   ** 1.0   ** 1.0   
     Satisfied (10.4) 1.7 (1.0 2.6)   1.9 (1.1 3.1)   1.0 (0.5 1.8)  
     Average(15.9) 3.3 (2.1 5.2)   3.0 (1.8 5.0)   1.1 (0.6 1.9)  
     Dissatisfied(8.6) 6.0 (3.6 10.1)   8.3 (4.9 14.0)   1.0 (0.6 1.8)  
Overall test of interaction (p-value)   >0.05   <0.01   >0.05  
  1. aAll models were adjusted for baseline age, sex, marital status, ethnicity, smoking, and number of people living together. All regressions also include the main effect of education.
  2. bPercentage of observations per category.
  3. **p<0.01, *p < 0.05 for tests of simple effects of financial satisfaction at each level of education.