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Table 3 Odds ratios for self-rated-health 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 controa Full controlb N Age controla Full controlb
   OR 95 % CI   OR   OR 95 % CI   OR
Residence           
 Urban 1532 1.00 - 1.00 - 794 1.00 - 1.00 -
 Rural 1494 1.12 0.78–1.59 1.08 0.76–1.56 800 1.21 0.87–1.67 1.11 0.79–1.55
Region           
 West 923 1.00 - 1.00 1.00 504 1.00 - 1.00 1.00
 Med 375 0.95 0.48–1.87 0.84 0.42–1.67 237 1.20 0.70–2.06 1.04 0.60–1.80
 Middle 449 1.12 0.61–2.05 0.83 0.45–1.54 244 1.67* 1.02–2.74 1.27 0.76–2.13
 Black Sea 367 0.81 0.39–1.67 0.75 0.36–1.56 200 0.94 0.51–1.72 0.81 0.43–1.50
 East 912 2.06* 1.32–3.22 1.21 0.75–1.94 409 1.51 0.98–2.34 1.04 0.66–1.64
Education           
 8+ 1479 1.00 - 1.00 - 380 1.00 - 1.00  
 5–7 years 1377 2.45** 1.60–3.75 1.43 0.90–2.25 822 3.82** 1.95–7.48 3.36* 1.67–6.77
 0–4 years 170 5.99** 3.35–10.69 2.29* 1.20–4.40 392 7.24** 3.64–14.40 5.04** 2.41–10.52
Wealth           
 Highest wealth 749 1.00 - 1.00 - 276 1.00 - 1.00 -
 Second highest 1162 2.87* 1.32–6.24 2.53* 1.15–5.57 578 1.01 0.55–1.86 0.74 0.39–1.39
 Middle 408 4.78** 2.07–11.02 3.94* 1.68–9.28 321 1.33 0.70–2.53 0.87 0.45–1.71
 Second lowest 283 11.18** 4.97–25.16 8.50** 3.63–19.92 171 2.74* 1.42–5.28 1.56 0.78–3.11
 Lowest 424 11.54** 5.35–24.86 7.46** 3.24–17.19 248 3.90** 2.14–7.10 1.99* 1.04–3.82
  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