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Table 3 Multinomial regression for educational level on physical functional limitation level and stratified by age group.

From: Education level and physical functional limitations among Japanese community residents-gender difference in prognosis from stroke

  Age of education completed
N 14 and younger
14,101
15 to 17
11,396
18 and older
3,637
ALL    
   Needing assistant to carry out indoor activities    
   n of cases 71 25 3
   Adjusted OR (95% CI) 4.84 (3.61, 6.50) 2.21 (1.00, 4.86) 1.00
   Needing assistant when going out    
   n of cases 231 76 21
   Adjusted OR (95% CI) 2.35 (2.03, 2.72) 1.08 (0.73, 1.60) 1.00
AGE 50–59 5,714 6,539 2,348
   Needing assistant to carry out indoor activities    
   n of cases 21 7 1
   Adjusted OR (95% CI) 3.65 (1.67, 7.99) 1.68 (0.44, 6.46) 1.00
   Needing assistant when going out    
   n of cases 58 18 11
   Adjusted OR (95% CI) 1.52 (0.14, 16.3) 0.39 (0.07, 2.27) 1.00
AGE 60–69 8,387 4,857 1,289
   Needing assistant to carry out indoor activities    
   n of cases 50 18 2
   Adjusted OR (95% CI) 5.40 (3.00, 9.74) 2.48 (0.84, 7.29) 1.00
   Needing assistant when going out    
   n of cases 173 58 10
   Adjusted OR (95% CI) 2.39 (0.29, 20.0) 1.33 (0.27, 6.52) 1.00
  1. Adjusted OR = age and gender adjusted odds ratios