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Table 2 Univariate Hazard Ratios and 95% CIs for mortality by sociodemographic and health characteristics

From: Longevity and relationships with children: the importance of the parental role

Characteristic N % deaths Crude HR 95% CI p-value
Age      < 0.001
   65-69 229 35.8 1.0   
   70-74 215 54.0 1.74 (1.31;2.30)  
   75-79 191 71.7 2.83 (2.15;3.73)  
   80-84 150 87.3 4.55 (3.44;6.01)  
   85+ 118 95.8 7.91 (5.91;10.58)  
Sex      0.001
   Men 476 71.2 1.53 (1.30;1.81)  
   Women 427 56.2 1.0   
Marital status      < 0.001
   Widow 316 71.5 1.46 (1.23;1.72)  
   Married 587 60.1 1.0   
Education      0.035
   Illiterate 137 72.3 1.46 (1.11;1.91)  
   At least read and write 270 63.7 1.16 (0.91;1.48)  
   Incomplete primary 317 63.7 1.07 (0.85;1.36)  
   Primary and more 179 59.2 1.0   
Number of chronic diseases      0.022
   Zero or one 153 56.2 1.0   
   Two or three 365 64.4 1.25 (0.98;1.60)  
   Four to five 277 64.6 1.25 (0.97;1.62)  
   Six and more 108 73.1 1.62 (1.19;2.20)  
Cognitive function score      < 0.001
   <23 211 78.7 1.78 (1.49;2.14)  
   ≥24 692 59.7 1.0   
ADL disability      < 0.001
   Yes 220 79.1 1.85 (1.55;2.21)  
   No 683 59.3 1.0   
Smoking      0.001
   Never 520 59.2 1.0   
   Ex-smoker 287 71.4 1.38 (1.15;1.64)  
   Current Smoker 95 68.4 1.30 (0.99;1.70)  
Physical exercise      < 0.001
   Vigorous 23 21.7 0.15 (0.06;0.36)  
   Moderate 632 60.3 0.57 (0.48;0.68)  
   Light 245 77.6 1.0