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Table 2 Logistic regression analysis of the relationship between living arrangements and depressive symptoms in 4 Models

From: Association of living arrangements with depressive symptoms among older adults in China: a cross-sectional study

VariableModel 1aModel 2bModel 3cModel 4d
OR95% CIOR95% CIOR95% CIOR95% CI
Living arrangements
Living with SpouseLiving with child        
Yesno1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 
  1. aModel 1 was univariate binary logistic regression analysis of relationship of living arrangements and depressive symptoms
  2. bModel 2 was based on Model 1 adjusting for the sociodemographic variables: gender, age, marriage, education level and region
  3. cModel 3 was based on Model 2 adjusting for the health behavior: smoking, drinking and social activity
  4. dModel 4 was based on Model 3 adjusting for the health conditions: BMI, ADL disability, self-reported health and chronic diseases
  5. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001