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Table 3 Bivariate analysis: associations between SRHS and variables scored on dichotomous/categorical response scales

From: Factors associated with self-rated health status in university students: a cross-sectional study in three European countries

Variable SRHS Mean (SD)
Gender***  
   Female 2.67 (0.77)
   Male 2.40 (0.85)
Country***  
   Germany 2.62 (0.77)
   Poland 2.78 (0.79)
   Bulgaria 2.36 (0.82)
BMI  
   < 20 2.59 (0.81)
   20 to < 25 2.55 (0.81)
   >= 25 2.65 (0.86)
> 2 visits to a doctors in the last six months***  
   No 2.46 (0.79)
   Yes 2.75 (0.81)
Smoking status (in the last 3 months)*  
   Daily 2.66 (0.81)
   Occasionally 2.54 (0.86)
   Non-smoker 2.56 (0.80)
Living location during term**  
   Together with parents 2.49 (0.82)
   Alone, with room mates/partner, other 2.63 (0.80)
Having (intimate) relationship  
   Yes 2.56 (0.79)
   No 2.58 (0.82)
Maternal education  
   No formal education 3.13 (0.74)
   Grades 1–8 2.81 (0.73)
   Grades 9–11 2.58 (0.73)
   High school degree 2.64 (0.81)
   Bachelor/Master/Ph.D. or equivalent 2.46 (0.86)
  1. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001 in Mann-Whitney-U tests and Kruskal-Walis-H test