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Table 3 Parameter estimates of the MLIRT model using environmental variables as possible explanatory variables of the lived health score when controlling for biological health

From: Which environmental factors are associated with lived health when controlling for biological health? - a multilevel analysis

  MLIRT model
  Mean SD HPD
Fixed effects −0.072 0.016 [−0.098, −0.042]
 Intercept    
 Person-level variables    
 Biological health 0.902 0.005 [0.891, 0.912]
 Gender (Ref: Female) −0.172 0.009 [−0.188, −0.154]
 Age (Ref: Younger) 0.101 0.011 [0.080, 0.123]
 Health and social services    
  Needed and not received in the last 14 days (Ref: Not needed) 0.068 0.021 [0.028, 0.105]
  Needed and received in the last 14 days (Ref: Not needed) 0.057 0.009 [0.038, 0.072]
  Needed and not received in the last 12 months (Ref: Not needed) 0.091 0.031 [0.038, 0.150]
  Needed and received in the last 12 months (Ref: Not needed) 0.078 0.008 [0.060, 0.093]
 Economic benefit    
  Received in the last 12 months (Ref: Not received) −0.075 0.016 [−0.108,-0.047]
 Change in work activity and profession    
  Change in work activity in the same profession (Ref: No change) 0.028 0.048 [−0.074, 0.112]
  Change in occupation or profession (Ref: No change) 0.269 0.035 [0.199, 0.340]
  Change in relation to the current work activity and occupation (Ref: No change) 0.148 0.013 [0.123, 0.172]
 Maintaining one’s job    
  Being out of work in the last 3 months (Ref: Currently working) −0.102 0.059 [−0.234, −0.003]
  Being out of work between 3 months and one year (Ref: Currently working) 0.067 0.039 [−0.012, 0.135]
  Being out of work between one and 5 years (Ref: Currently working) 0.097 0.022 [0.052, 0.139]
  Being out of work more than 5 years (Ref: Currently working) 0.037 0.017 [0.004, 0.070]
 Disability discrimination    
  Feeling discriminated due to disability (Ref: Not feeling discriminated) −0.103 0.014 [−0.131, −0.076]
 Social relationship    
  Having daily contact with family (Ref: No contact) −0.047 0.010 [−0.069, −0.028]
  Having daily contact with a friend (Ref: No contact) −0.022 0.009 [−0.039, −0.007]
 Personal care    
  Receive personal assistance or care due to disability (Ref: Not received) 0.008 0.013 [−0.015, 0.031]
Dwelling-level variables    
  No availability of environment adaptation of dwelling (Ref: Availability) 0.002 0.007 [−0.013, 0.015]
  1. SD = Standard deviation; HPD = 95% highest posterior density interval