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Table 4 Odds ratios for self-rated-health according to residence, region, education and wealth groups (women), 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

  Women (<50 years) Women (≥50 years)
  N Age controla Full controlb N Age controla Full controlb
   OR 95 % CI   OR   OR 95 % CI   OR
Residence           
 Urban 2148 1.00 - 1.00 - 868 1.00 - 1.00 -
 Rural 2240 1.28* 1.04–1.57 1.26* 1.02–1.56 912 1.03 0.82–1.30 1.05 0.83–1.34
Region           
 West 1432 1.00   1.00   598 1.00   1.00  
 Med 533 0.52* 0.33–0.83 0.49* 0.31–0.79 270 1.09 0.72–1.65 0.91 0.60–1.40
 Middle 724 1.47* 1.09–1.98 1.24 0.91–1.69 252 1.98** 1.36–2.89 1.69* 1.15–2.50
 Black Sea 503 0.80 0.53–1.20 0.71 0.47–1.07 226 1.95* 1.32–2.86 1.53* 1.03–2.28
 East 1196 1.70* 1.31–2.20 1.05 0.79–1.39 434 2.76** 2.02–3.78 2.06** 1.48–2.85
Education           
 8+ 1267 1.00 - 1.00 - 175 1.00 - 1.00 -
 5–7 years 2272 2.19** 1.58–3.02 1.59* 1.14–2.23 541 2.52* 1.27–5.02 2.04* 1.01–4.12
 0–4 years 849 5.35** 3.81–7.50 2.63** 1.79–3.87 1064 5.70** 2.96–10.98 3.52** 1.77–6.99
Wealth           
 Highest wealth 1079 1.00 - 1.00 - 223 1.00 - 1.00 -
 Second highest 1724 2.16** 1.50–3.09 1.76* 1.21–2.55 582 1.76* 1.07–2.87 1.42 0.85–2.36
 Middle 633 3.08** 2.04–4.63 2.22** 1.45–3.41 418 1.69* 1.01–2.82 1.17 0.68–1.99
 Second lowest 392 4.75** 3.11–7.24 3.14** 2.00–4.93 215 3.96** 2.33–6.72 2.44* 1.40–4.27
 Lowest 557 6.89** 4.71–10.08 4.06** 2.65–6.22 342 3.60** 2.18–5.95 2.09* 1.22–3.56
  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