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Table 1 Odds ratios for disability according to residence, region, education and wealth groups (men), WHS, Turkey 2002

From: Regional inequalities in self-rated health and disability in younger and older generations in Turkey: the contribution of wealth and education

  Men (<50 years) Men (≥50 years)
  N Age controla Full controlb N Age controla Full controlb
   OR 95 % CI   95 % CI   OR 95 % CI   95 % CI
Residence           
 Urban 1494 1.00 - 1.00 - 801 1.00 - 1.00 -
 Rural 1532 1.11 0.81–1.54 1.08 0.78–1.50 796 1.27* 1.01–1.60 1.20 0.94–1.53
Region           
 West 923 1.00 - 1.00 - 504 1.00 - 1.00 -
 Med 375 0.62 0.31–1.25 0.56 0.28–1.14 237 0.89 0.61–1.32 0.77 0.51–1.15
 Middle 449 1.27 0.75–2.14 1.09 0.64–1.85 244 1.54* 1.08–2.20 1.23 0.84–1.79
 Black Sea 367 0.97 0.53–1.79 0.98 0.53–1.82 201 1.06 0.71–1.59 0.92 0.61–1.40
 East 912 1.96** 1.31–2.93 1.40 0.91–2.15 411 1.63* 1.20–2.21 1.17 0.85–1.61
Education           
 8+ 1479 1.00 - 1.00 - 381 1.00 - 1.00  
 5–7 years 1377 2.90** 1.95–4.32 2.34** 1.52–3.58 823 2.67** 1.84–3.88 2.12** 1.43–3.14
 0–4 years 170 7.01** 4.08–12.03 4.38** 2.39–8.03 393 5.40** 3.63–8.03 3.52** 2.29–5.40
Wealth           
 Highest wealth 749 1.00 - 1.00 - 276 1.00 - 1.00 -
 Second highest 1162 1.24 0.73–2.11 0.96 0.55–1.65 578 1.58* 1.03–2.42 1.27 0.82–1.99
 Middle 408 2.67** 1.51–4.72 1.80 0.99–3.27 321 2.21** 1.41–3.46 1.61* 1.00–2.58
 Second lowest 283 3.45** 1.88–6.35 1.93* 1.01–3.71 172 3.57** 2.19–5.82 2.24* 1.33–3.76
 Lowest 424 4.20** 2.47–7.15 1.88* 1.03–3.45 249 5.10** 3.24–8.01 2.81** 1.72–4.59
  1. aAge control: the regression includes age as control variable
  2. bFull control: the model also includes residence, region, education and wealth as control variables
  3. *p\0.05, **p\0.001