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Table 4 Combined associations between good self-reported health status, total housework hours 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

Combinations Sleep <7 h/day Sleep >7 to 8 h/day Sleep >8 h/day
  aOR (95% CI) aOR (95% CI) aOR (95% CI)
Men    
Housework <1 h/day 0.72 (0.52–1.00)* 1.04 (0.81–1.34) 0.61 (0.51–0.73)**
Housework 1 to 3 h/day 0.92 (0.67–1.26) 1.00 (reference) 0.86 (0.72–1.03)
Housework >3 to 6 h/day 1.07 (0.81–1.42) 1.43 (1.16–1.77)** 1.06 (0.88–1.27)
Housework >6 h/day 1.76 (1.27–2.43)** 1.68 (1.32–2.15)** 1.70 (1.38–2.10)*
Women    
Housework <1 h/day 0.70 (0.44–1.11) 0.71 (0.49–1.04)* 0.34 (0.27–0.43)**
Housework 1 to 3 h/day 0.70 (0.49–1.01)* 1.00 (reference) 0.50 (0.40–0.62)**
Housework >3 to 6 h/day 0.61 (0.47–0.81)** 0.75 (0.60–0.94)* 0.60 (0.49–0.74)**
Housework >6 h/day 0.77 (0.59–1.01)* 0.91 (0.72–1.14) 0.78 (0.62–0.97)*
  1. Notes: aOR- adjusted Odd Ratio, ** p < 0.01, * p < 0.05. CI: confidence intervals. Adjusted by age, education, household size, land tenure, employment status and other time use activities (active leisure, paid work, passive leisure & personal activities)