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Table 3 Final model predicting good self-related health in older adults separated by gender

From: Gender differences in predictors of self-rated health among older adults in Brazil and Chile

  Chilea Brazilb
  Male Female Male Female
  OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Chronic Diseases         
0 3.3** 1.9-5.7 4.4** 2.2-8.9 4.4** 2.9-6.8 3.9** 2.6-6.0
1 2.9* 1.3-6.0 2.1** 1.4-3.2 2.6** 1.8-3.6 2.2** 1.7-2.9
≥2 1.0   1.0   1.0   1.0  
ADL Limitation         
No 1.0 0.2-5.4 2.5* 1.1-5.5 1.1 0.6-2.0 2.5* 1.4-5.0
Yes 1.0   1.0   1.0   1.0  
IADL Limitation         
No 3.0* 1.0-9.0 1.2 0.7-2.4 1.5* 1.1-2.2 1.0 0.8-1.4
Yes 1.0   1.0   1.0   1.0  
Physical Activity         
No 0.7 0.4-1.2 0.8 0.5-1.2 0.7* 0.5-1.0 0.8 0.6-1.1
Yes 1.0   1.0   1.0   1.0  
Depression         
No 1.0 0.6-1.7 1.5 0.9-2.3 2.8** 2.0-4.1 3.1** 2.4-4.1
Yes 1.0   1.0   1.0   1.0  
  1. aControlling for age, education, income, retirement, healthcare, alcohol.
  2. bControlling for education, smoking.
  3. *p < 0.05.
  4. **p < 0.001.