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Table 2 Life satisfaction and sociodemographic characteristics reported in 2013

From: Life satisfaction and longitudinal changes in physical activity, diabetes and obesity among patients with cardiovascular diseases

    Life satisfactiona
   Mean (s.d.) or % OR SE pb  
Life satisfaction ≤7 46.6     
  >7 53.4     
Age   69.2 (11.1) 1.004 0.005 0.445  
Sex Women 28.7 1.447 0.191 0.005 **
  Men 71.4 1    
Nationality Luxembourgish 77.5 1.106 0.158 0.482  
Marital status Living in a couple 74.0 1.197 0.168 0.200  
Level of education Primary 31.9 0.750 0.150 0.292  
  Secondary 52.1 0.765 0.138   
  Higher 16.0 1    
Professional status Manual worker 24.6 0.923 0.187 0.863  
  Employee 37.5 0.856 0.165   
  Executive 24.0 0.929 0.195   
  Other 13.9 1    
Occupation Retired 78.1 1.012 0.190 0.950  
Total annual income (euros) <18,000 (‘low’) 4.7 0.444 0.136 <.0001 ***
  18,000–35,999 (‘low to middle’) 29.2 0.457 0.071   
  36,000–53,999 (‘high to middle’) 33.7 0.729 0.110   
  54,000 + (‘high’) 32.4 1    
  1. aLS had been dichotomized according to ≤7 vs > 7. Regression model adjusted with age, sex and income
  2. Other variables were introduced one at a time
  3. bLikelihood ratio tests
  4. Significant p-value: *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001
  5. Simple description (left-hand column) and logistic regression model adjusted for age, sex and income (right-hand columns)