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Table 3 Adjusteda prevalence rate ratios (with 95% confidence intervals) for poorer health associated with economic activity status for adults with intellectual disability, adults with borderline intellectual impairment and other adults

From: The association between employment status and health among British adults with and without intellectual impairments: cross-sectional analyses of a cohort study

  ID BIF Others
FT PT EI FT PT EI FT PT EI
‘Poor’ or ‘fair’ self-rated health
Age 26 1.00 4.14 (2.44–7.02) 3.66 (2.14–6.25) 1.00 3.41* (2.87–4.06) 3.03 (2.54–3.63) 1.00 4.40 (4.11–4.70) 3.36 (3.12–3.62)
Age 30 1.00 3.27 (1.95–5.48) 3.09 (1.87–5.10) 1.00 2.64 (2.18–3.19) 2.92 (2.43–3.49) 1.00 3.01 (2.76–3.27) 3.19 (2.94–3.47)
Age 34 1.00 2.94 (2.11–4.10) 2.63* (1.88–3.68) 1.00 3.48 (2.98–4.06) 3.63 (3.12–4.23) 1.00 3.89 (3.66–4.13) 4.31 (4.06–4.57)
Age 38 1.00 4.74 (2.00–11.22) 5.42 (2.32–12.70) 1.00 4.44 (3.29–6.00) 5.37 (4.00–7.21) 1.00 4.18 (3.76–4.64) 5.72 (5.17–6.33)
Age 42 1.00 1.81 (0.92–3.55) 3.09 (1.71–5.57) 1.00 1.85 (1.44–2.37) 2.60* (2.11–3.19) 1.00 2.08 (1.85–2.34) 3.50 (3.20–3.84)
Potential mental health problem
Age 26 1.00 1.88 (1.15–3.09) 1.96 (1.19–3.23) 1.00 2.20 (1.81–2.68) 2.26 (1.85–2.77) 1.00 2.33 (2.25–2.53) 2.46 (2.25–2.70)
Age 30 1.00 2.26 (1.24–4.13) 3.63 (2.10–6.28) 1.00 2.52 (2.01–3.17) 2.77 (2.23–3.45) 1.00 3.15 (2.86–3.47) 3.37 (3.07–3.71)
Age 34 1.00 1.36 (0.79–2.33) 1.45 (0.87–2.43) 1.00 1.28 (1.00–1.65) 1.58 (1.26–1.98) 1.00 1.35 (1.21–1.50) 1.70 (1.54–1.87)
Age 42 1.00 1.77 (1.02–3.08) 2.63 (1.60–4.31) 1.00 1.88 (1.49–2.36) 2.51 (2.07–3.05) 1.00 1.65 (1.50–1.81) 2.57 (2.38–2.78)
  1. Notes: * significant interaction
  2. aadjusted for gender and ethnicity
  3. ID intellectual disability, BIF borderline intellectual functioning, FT full-time employment (reference), PT part-time employment; EI = economically inactive