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Table 3 Within-twin pair associations between education, health behaviors and sickness absence in the total sample

From: Education differences in sickness absence and the role of health behaviors: a prospective twin study

  Model 1 Model 2
  DZ MZ DZ MZ
Educationa −1.40**
(− 2.22, − 0.58)
− 0.07
(− 0.80, 0.67)
−1.25**
(− 2.10, − 0.41)
−0.14
(− 0.94, 0.66)
Health behaviorsa    0.63
(−0.15, 1.40)
0.36
(−0.36, 1.09)
N pairs 1020 1256 857 1082
  1. Model 1: Education; Model 2: Model 1 + health behavior composite; ** P < 0.01; Coefficients are reported with 95% confidence intervals
  2. aEducation and health behaviors were standardized prior to model entry