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Table 4 Logistic regression model of poor health status among children (n = 4032), psychosomatic symptoms and long-term diseases†

From: Children's health and parental socioeconomic factors: a population-based survey in Finland

Variable Moderate or poor health status Psychosomatic symptoms Long-term diseases
  OR (Cl 95%) OR (Cl 95%) OR (Cl 95%)
Child    
Gender    
   Girl 1.00 1.00 1.00
   Boy 0.90 (0.59-1.37) 0.92 (0.74-1.14) 1.23 (1.00-1.514)
Age, years    
   0-2 1.00 1.00 1.00
   3-6 0.35 (0.20-0.61) 0.53 (0.39-0.72) 1.22 (0.90-1.66)
   7-11 0.33 (0.20-0.57) 0.93 (0.71-1.23) 1.67 (1.24-2.23)
Parent    
Parent's highest level of education    
   Polytechnic, college or university degree (≥ 15 years) 1.00 1.00 1.00
   Senior high school/vocational school (11-13 years) 1.23 (0.76-1.98) 1.07 (0.83-1.37) 0.78 (0.62-0.98)
   Junior high school or less (≤9 years) 0.89 (0.32-2.50) 1.16 (0.72-1.85) 0.63 (0.38-1.04)
Household's net income/month (€)    
   4000-10, 000 1.00 1.00 1.00
   3000-3999 0.88 (0.38-2.06) 0.78 (0.52-1.19) 1.26 (0.85-1.86)
   2000-2999 1.32 (0.57-3.10) 0.97(0.63-1.48) 1.12 (0.74-1.69)
   Below 1999 1.42 (0.58-3.49) 0.98 (0.62-1.54) 1.25 (0.81-1.94)
Working status    
   Working 1.00 1.00 1.00
   Not in work 0.77 (0.48-1.22) 1.22 (0.96-1.56) 0.88 (0.69-1.12)
  1. †Adjusted for number of long-term diseases, prevalence of impairments, prevalence of other diseases, the number of psychosomatic symptoms, and the number of other symptoms