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Table 4 Association between education in SK and subjective poor health

From: The association of education in a new society and social support from the education with the health of North Korean defectors: a cross-sectional study

Independent Variables Model 1 Model 2
Odds Ratio 95% CI Odds Ratio 95% CI
Education in SK
 College or more 1.00 [Reference] 1.00 [Reference]
 Middle/high school 2.05 [0.47–8.95] 2.11 [0.46–9.67]
 No 5.78 [1.26–26.57] 3.95 [0.78–19.93]
Age
 (years, continuous) 1.05 [1.00–1.09] 1.04 [1.00–1.09]
Gender
 (reference = male) 5.53 [0.56–54.47] 8.20 [0.70–96.59]
Living with family
 (reference = yes) 2.48 [0.84–8.51] 1.58 [0.46–5.39]
Residence period in SK
 (months, continuous) 1.00 [0.99–1.02] 1.01 [0.99–1.02]
Smoking
 (reference = no) 3.23 [0.40–26.03] 5.85 [0.57–60.34]
Drinking
 (reference = no) 1.25 [0.36–4.35] 1.05 [0.28–3.90]
Social support
 (score, continuous)    1.10 [1.02–1.18]
  1. Model1 was adjusted for age, gender, living with family, residence period in SK, smoking, and drinking
  2. Model2 was adjusted for age, gender, living with family, residence period in SK, smoking, drinking, and social support. CI confidence interval, SK South Korea