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Table 5 Multiple Logistic Regression of Factors Influencing SRH of Respondents

From: Determinants of self-rated health among shanghai elders: a cross-sectional study

Variables Model 1 Model 2 Model 3 Model 4 Model 5 Model 6
Socio-demographics
 Urban (outer suburb) 1.664** 1.933** 1.554** 1.532** 1.665** 1.689**
 Suburb (outer suburb) 0.808 1.025 0.813 0.789 0.767** 0.984
 Female (male) 1.18 1.166 1.117 1.221 1.11 1.129
 65–69 years old (60–64) 1.097 1.11 1.129 1.086 0.972 1.06
 70–74 years old (60–64) 1.136 1.134 1.16005 1.055 0.943 0.968
 75–79 years old (60–64) 1.151 1.163 1.137 1.086 0.954 0.996
  ≥ 80 years old (60–64) 1.291 1.329 1.268 1.106 1.058 1.035
 1–6 years of schooling (0) 1.052 1.091 1.098 0.993 0.989 1.059
 7–12 years of schooling (0) 0.83 0.84 0.812 0.756 0.815 0.771
 13- years of schooling (0) 0.744 0.678 0.785 0.642 0.721 0.671
Health risk behaviours
 smoke sometimes (never) 0.931 1.015 0.880 0.993 0.932 1.056
 always smoke (never) 1.04 1.036 0.925 1.087 1.119 1.049
 quit smoking (never) 2.329** 2.396** 2.139** 2.204** 2.321** 2.212**
 drink sometimes (never) 0.776 0.751 0.712 0.861 0.819 0.791
 always drink (never) 0.645 0.608 0.638 0.586 0.729 0.618
 quit drinking (never) 0.706 0.675** 0.729 0.736 0.665** 0.686
 outdoor activities (no) 1.923** 1.755** 1.604 1.809 1.794** 1.412**
Social support
 in marriage (widowed)   1.172     1.279
 unmarried (widowed)   1.108     1.221
 empty nesters (Non)   1.063     1.002
 work pay/savings (pension)   2.172**     1.601**
 from family (pension)   1.401     1.225
 others (pension)   1.539     1.702
 children/week (/day)   1.102     0.991
 children/month (/day)   1.279     1.155
 children/year (/day)   0.954     0.808
 children < 1 / year (/day)   2.71     1.198
 neighbour/month (/week)   1.417     1.7
 neighbour/year (/week)   0.58     0.676
 neighbour/none (/week)   1.159     1.089
 relative or friend /month (/week)   1.404**     1.658**
 relative or friend /year (/week)   1.626**     1.845**
 relative or friend/none (/week)   1.438**     1.627**
 community/month (/week)   0.848     0.778
 community/year (/week)   0.812     0.811
 community/none (/week)   1.195     1.056
Mental condition
 loneliness (no)    3.213**    1.310
 nervous/anxiety (no)    6.227**    1.906**
 general feeling (good)    0.996    3.059**
 bad feeling (good)    1.967**    4.415**
Physical condition
Tool use and ADL
 use auxiliary tools (no)     1.343   1.114
 ADL (no)     16.062**   11.14**
Chronic diseases
 hypertension (no)      0.778** 0.751**
 heart disease (no)      0.517** 0.553**
 Diabetes (no)      0.623** 0.572**
 Cataract (no)      0.592** 0.673
 Cerebrovascular disease (no)      0.438** 0.513**
 Bronchitis (no)      0.667 0.608
 Gastroenteritis (no)      0.488** 0.565**
 intervertebral disc disease (no)      0.708 0.787
 cardiovascular disease (no)      0.877 0.821
 Asthma (no)      0.428 0.39
Constant −0.268 −1.141 −0.853 −0.354 −1.247 2.876
χ2 134.711 179.683 322.045 137.527 395.501 418.466
df 19 38 23 21 41 54
Sig. P < 0.05 P < 0.05 P < 0.05 P < 0.05 P < 0.05 P < 0.05
R2 0.066 0.09 0.151 0.07 0.196 0.206