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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 
yes1.20**(1.05,1.39)1.15*(1.00,1.33)1.15(1.00,1.32)1.23**(1.06,1.42)
Nono1.61***(1.32,1.96)1.30(0.98,1.74)1.29(0.96,1.73)1.40*(1.03,1.92)
yes1.59***(1.30,1.94)1.20(0.87,1.65)1.19(0.86,1.66)1.33(0.94,1.88)
  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