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Table 3 Multivariate associations between good self-reported health status, total housework and sleep hours, pooled data of 7 countries. Men, women 65+ years old

From: Investigating the associations between productive housework activities, sleep hours and self-reported health among elderly men and women in western industrialised countries

Variables Men Women
  aOR (95% CI) aOR (95% CI)
Total housework hours/day   
less than 1 0.74 (0.67–0.81)** 0.69 (0.60–0.78)**
1 to 3 1.00 (reference) 1.00 (reference)
>3 to 6 1.25 (1.14–1.37)** 1.10(1.01–1.20)**
>6 1.86 (1.65–2.11)** 1.38(1.24–1.53)**
Sleep hours/day   
less than 7 0.83 (0.71–0.97)* 0.84 (0.73–0.95)*
>7 to 8 1.00 (reference) 1.00 (reference)
>8 0.78 (0.71–0.85)** 0.75 (0.69–0.81)**
Pseudo R2 0.0834 0.1053
Log Likelihood −9707.8736 −12,629.694
  1. Notes: aOR- adjusted Odd Ratio, ** p < 0.01, * p < 0.05. CI: confidence interval. Adjusted by age, education, household size, land tenure, employment status and other time use activities (active leisure, paid work, passive leisure & personal activitie