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Table 5 Estimated impacts of SP on health outcomes by gender and age groupa

From: Impact of social participation on health among middle-aged and elderly adults: evidence from longitudinal survey data in China

Health outcomeGenderAge group
MenWomenAged 45–59Aged 60–69Aged 70+
Coef. SECoef. SECoef. SECoef. SECoef.SE
Mental health
 MH1 (range: 1–5)0.016 (0.030)0.060*(0.029)0.070*(0.033)0.011 (0.034)0.068(0.044)
 MH2 (range: 10–70)0.776 (0.417)1.624***(0.453)0.807 (0.476)1.851***(0.499)0.706(0.686)
Self-rated health (RH) (range: 1–5)0.078 (0.075)0.090 (0.076)0.110 (0.085)0.013 (0.088)0.151(0.116)
Activities of daily livings (ADL)
 BADL (range: 6–24)0.221*(0.110)−0.113 (0.080)0.078 (0.092)0.028 (0.099)− 0.059(0.149)
 IADL (range: 5–20)0.078 (0.070)−0.036 (0.082)−0.009 (0.060)0.144 (0.083)−0.116(0.159)
  1. Note: a Based on LV2 models, controlled for two-wave-lagged health outcome, as well as covariates
  2. ***p < 0.001, **p < 0.01, *p < 0.05