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Table 2 Main and final multivariate logistic models for poor Self-Rated Health (good SRH = reference) with socio-demographic, socio-economic and disease- and lifestyle-related variables among age groups

From: Lifestyle and self-rated health: a cross-sectional study of 3,601 citizens of Athens, Greece

15-29 years olda 30-49 years oldb 50-96 years oldc
Variables in main model 1 OR (95%CI) p Variables in main model 2 OR (95%CI) p Variables in main model 3 OR (95%CI) p
Sex    Sex    Health care use (last year)   
Male 1   Male 1   No 1  
Female 2.26 (1.04 to 4.92) 0.039 Female 2.18 (1.24 to 3.82) 0.007 Yes 2.1 (1.42 to 3.1) < 0.001
Health care use (last year)    Education (years)    Daily physical symptoms   
No 1   Less than 12 years 1   No 1  
Yes 1.99 (1.01 to 3.92) 0.047 More than 12 years 0.42 (0.23 to 0.77) 0.005 Yes 6.72 (2.06 to 21.91) 0.002
Disease status    Health care use (last year)    Disease status   
Healthy 1   No 1   Healthy 1  
One chronic disease 3.76 (1.74 to 8.11) 0.001 Yes 2.21 (1.26 to 3.9) 0.006 One chronic disease 2.17 (1.26 to 3.72) 0.005
Comorbidity 4.85 (1.87 to 12.56) 0.001 Disease status    Comorbidity 8.09 (5.0 to 13.09) < 0.001
    Healthy 1     
    One chronic disease 3.55 (1.74 to 7.25) 0.001    
    Comorbidity 10.07 (5.24 to 19.37) < 0.001    
Model characteristics      
R square (Nagelkerke) 0.098   0.252   0.255
Goodness of fit Test Sig. 0.767   0.311   0.887
(Hosmer and Lemeshow)         
Final model (variables adjusted for model 1) d OR (95%CI) p Final model (variables adjusted for model 2) e OR (95%CI) p Final model (variables adjusted for model 3) f OR (95%CI) p
Exercise (> 1 hour/week)    Smoking    BMI categories   
Yes 1   No 1   Normal 1  
No 2.22 (1.14 to 4.33) 0.02 Past 3.23 (1.35 to 7.74) 0.009 Overweight 1.32 (0.9 to 1.93) 0.153
    Light (≤ 20 cig.) 1.45 (0.8 to 2.62) 0.222 Obese 1.83 (1.19 to 2.81) 0.006
    Heavy (> 20 cig.) 2.56 (1.29 to 5.05) 0.007 Sleep satisfaction   
    Sleep satisfaction    Yes 1  
    Yes 1   No 2.54 (1.83 to 3.54) < 0.001
    No 1.79 (1.1 to 2.92) 0.019    
Model characteristics      
R square (Nagelkerke) 0.12   0.28   0.30
Goodness of fit Test Sig. 0.757   0.709   0.116
(Hosmer and Lemeshow)       
  1. a Eliminated variables: marital status, education years, occupational status, health insurance agency, home surface, daily physical symptoms
  2. b Eliminated variables: marital status, occupational status, health insurance agency, home surface, daily physical symptoms
  3. c Eliminated variables: marital status, occupational status, health insurance agency
  4. d Eliminated variables: smoking, alcohol, meat, vegetable, fruit, legume and fish consumption, BMI, sleep satisfaction, midday sleep, religiosity
  5. e Eliminated variables: exercise, alcohol, meat, vegetable, fruit, legume and fish consumption, BMI, midday sleep, religiosity
  6. f Eliminated variables: smoking, exercise, alcohol, meat, vegetable, fruit, legume and fish consumption, midday sleep, religiosity
  7. 1 = reference category
  8. p < 0.05 for multivariate logistic regression analyses.