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Table 5 Factors affecting long-term care needs among elderly subjects living alone (n=424)

From: Health-related quality of life and long-term care needs among elderly individuals living alone: a cross-sectional study in rural areas of Shaanxi Province, China

Variables B SE Wald χ2 p OR 95% CI
Age −0.062 0.021 8.908 0.003 0.94 0.90–0.99
Education level 0.574 0.257 5.000 0.025 1.78 1.02–2.72
Living conditions 0.226 0.088 6.652 0.01 1.25 1.09–1.54
Economic status −0.579 0.135 18.331 <0.001 0.56 0.43–0.73
Alcohol intake −0.494 0.175 7.968 0.005 0.61 0.45–0.89
GH −0.146 0.032 21.099 <0.001 0.86 0.84–0.94