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Table 4 A pair wise comparison of the interactive effect of pain and age and its influence on self-rated health from a two-level multivariate model with corresponding odds ratios, 95% CI, and p-values

From: Pain and self-rated health among middle-aged and older Canadians: an analysis of the Canadian community health survey―healthy aging

Comparison OR 95%CI P-value
Lower Upper
Differences among age categories for those without pain
 55-64 years- no pain vs 45-54 years-no pain 0.65 0.55 0.77 < 0.001
 65-74 years- no pain vs 45-54 years-no pain 0.44 0.37 0.52 < 0.001
 75-84 years- no pain vs 45-54 years-no pain 0.30 0.25 0.35 < 0.001
  > =85 years- no pain vs 45-54 years-no pain 0.25 0.21 0.30 < 0.001
 65-74 years- no pain vs 55-64 years- no pain 0.68 0.60 0.77 < 0.001
 75-84 years- no pain vs 55-64 years- no pain 0.46 0.40 0.52 < 0.001
  > =85 years- no pain vs 55-64 years- no pain 0.38 0.33 0.44 < 0.001
 75-84 years- no pain vs 65-74 years- no pain 0.67 0.60 0.76 < 0.001
  > =85 years- no pain vs 65-74 years- no pain 0.57 0.49 0.65 < 0.001
  > =85 years- no pain vs 75-84 years- no pain 0.84 0.73 0.96 0.012
Differences among age categories for those with pain
 55-64 years-pain vs 45-54 years-pain 0.77 0.66 0.91 0.002
 65-74 years-pain vs 45-54 years-pain 0.64 0.54 0.76 < 0.001
 75-84 years-pain vs 45-54 years-pain 0.43 0.36 0.52 < 0.001
  > =85 years-pain vs 45-54 years-pain 0.43 0.35 0.53 < 0.001
 65-74 years-pain vs 55-64 years-pain 0.82 0.72 0.95 0.006
 75-84 years-pain vs 55-64 years-pain 0.56 0.48 0.65 < 0.001
  > =85 years-pain vs 55-64 years-pain 0.56 0.47 0.66 < 0.001
 75-84 years-pain vs 65-74 years-pain 0.68 0.58 0.79 < 0.001
  > =85 years-pain vs 65-74 years-pain 0.68 0.57 0.80 < 0.001
  > =85 years-pain vs 75-84 years-pain 0.99 0.85 1.18 0.997
Difference between those without and with pain for each age category
 55-64 years-no pain vs 45-54 years-pain 3.53 3.01 4.14 < 0.001
 65-74 years- no pain vs 45-54 years-pain 2.39 2.03 2.82 < 0.001
 75-84 years- no pain vs 45-54 years- pain 1.61 1.36 1.91 < 0.001
  > =85 years-no pain vs 45-54 years- pain 1.35 1.13 1.63 0.001
 65-74 years- no pain vs 55-64 years-pain 3.09 2.72 3.51 < 0.001
 75-84 years- no pain vs 55-64 years- pain 2.08 1.82 2.38 < 0.001
  > =85 years-no pain vs 55-64 years- pain 1.75 1.51 2.03 < 0.001
 75-84 years-no pain vs 65-74 years- pain 2.53 2.20 2.90 < 0.001
  > =85 years-no pain vs 65-74 years-pain 2.12 1.82 2.47 < 0.001
  > =85 years- no pain vs 75-84 years-pain 3.14 2.70 3.65 < 0.001