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Table 3 Adjusted odds ratio for poor/fair self-rated health status for individuals aged 15 years and older in the first National Health Survey of Pakistan

From: Self-rated health in Pakistan: results of a national health survey

Variable   Adjusted Odds ratio for poor/fair SRH (95% CI)
Male 15–19 years 1.0
  ≥ 20 years 1.37(1.14–1.64)
Female 15–19 years 2.79(2.21–3.51)
  ≥ 20 years 7.60(6.23–9.27)
Dwelling Rural 1.25(1.11–1.39)
  Urban 1.0
Literacy Literate 1.33(1.17–1.50)
  Illiterate 1.0
Socioeconomic status (SES) Low SES 1.56(1.34–1.82)
  Middle SES 1.17(1.02–1.35)
  High SES 1.0
Province Punjab 13.34(11.63–15.29)
  NWFP 1.93(1.66–2.25)
  Balochistan 4.52(3.79–5.39)
  Sindh 1.0
Currently use tobacco Yes 1.33(1.17–1.51)
  No 1.0