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Table 6 Multiple linear regression on SRH in 1996 and 2002

From: Healthy life expectancy and the correlates of self-rated health in Bangladesh in 1996 and 2002

Variables Male Female
B 95% CI B 95% CI B 95% CI B 95% CI
1996 2002 1996 2002
Age ns - -0.008* -0.012, -0.003 -0.070† -0.143, 0.004 -0.006‡ -0.012, 0.000
Educational level: Illiterate (ref)
Literate ns - ns - 0.238‡ 0.027, 0.450 0.160‡ 0.007, 0.314
Religiosity: Non-religious (ref)
Religious -0.140‡ -0.272, -0.008 ns - -0.283* -0.441, -0.124 ns -
Control over life 0.026§ 0.005, 0.046 ns - ns - -0.029† -0.058, 0.001
Current political situation 0.037§ 0.012, 0.062 ns - ns - ns -
Linking social capital: No (ref)
Yes 0.103† -0.006, 0.211 ns - ns - ns -
Life satisfaction 0.022† -0.004, 0.047 0.024† -0.002, 0.050 0.059§ 0.022, 0.096 0.077* 0.048, 0.107
Constant 1.742* 1.334, 2.149 2.456* 2.061, 2.852 1.863* 1.344, 2.382 1.958* 1.459, 2.458
  1. Notes: B: regression coefficient; ref: reference category; Significance level * <0.001, § <0.01; ‡ < 0.05; † <0.10; ns: not statistically significant; All models are controlled for the effects of variables significant at 20% in chi-square and correlation tests.