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Table 4 Weighted Logistic Regression Analysis of Factors Associated with Self-Rated Health Status of Women and Men in the 2009 General Social Survey

From: Perceived discrimination and self-rated health in Canada: an exploratory study

Factor Unadjusted OR (CI) Adjusted OR (CI)
Discrimination or unfair treatment based on physical appearance (other than skin colour) 2.51 (1.97, 3.18) 1.79 (1.24, 2.58)
Discrimination or unfair treatment based on a disability 8.61 (6.35, 11.65) 1.59 (1.04, 2.41)
Age group (in years)   
 15–34   Reference
 35–54 1.54 (1.29, 1.82) 1.39 (1.13, 1.70)
 55 and older 3.54 (3.01, 4.17) 2.64 (2.18, 3.19)
Education   
 More than high school   Reference
 High school or less 1.96 (1.76, 2.18) 1.59 (1.40, 1.81)
Annual household income   
 0 to $19,999 4.55 (3.87, 5.35) 1.99 (1.62, 2.44)
 $20,000to $49,999 2.28 (2.0, 2.61) 1.45 (1.24, 1.69)
 $50,000 or more   Reference
 Unknown or not stated 1.89 (1.63, 2.19) 1.39 (1.17, 1.66)
Aboriginal   
 Yes 1.46 (1.14, 1.87) 1.36 (1.02, 1.80)
 No   Reference
Daily activities limited by physical condition   
 Sometimes 6.63 (5.66, 7.77) 4.62 (3.87, 5.52)
 Always or often 17.44 (14.97, 20.32) 10.52 (8.83, 12.53)
 Never   Reference
Daily activities limited by a psychological, emotional, or mental condition   
 Sometimes 4.69 (3.68, 5.99) 1.95 (1.42, 2.67)
 Always or often 9.29 (6.81, 12.68) 3.35 (2.21, 5.06)
 Never   Reference
Alcohol consumption   
 Regular use 0.54 (0.48, 0.61) 0.70 (0.61, 0.80)
 Rarely or never used   Reference
Illicit drug use   
 Regular use 1.35 (1.00, 1.81) 1.57 (1.08, 2.26)
 Rarely or never used   Reference
Stress level, most days   
 High stress 1.79 (1.59, 2.01) 1.85 (1.60, 2.15)
 Low stress   Reference
Intimate partner violence, in past 5 years   
 Yes 1.49 (1.30, 1.71) 1.17 (0.99, 1.38)
 No   Reference
  1. Note: c-statistic = 0.8159; OR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval