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Table 4 The simple logistic regression model of associations between sociodemographic, work-related and health factors with work ability index and it’s domains among older workers

From: Work ability of Thai older Workers in Southern Thailand: a comparison of formal and informal sectors

  OR (95% CI)
WAI Perception of work ability Health status Mental resources
Worker Sector (formal#) 1.69 (0.83, 3.45) 1.72 (0.95, 3.09) 1.76 (0.95, 3.27) 1.25 (0.71, 2.20)
Age (< 55#) 1.45 (1.21, 1.74)*** 1.41 (1.21, 1.66)*** 1.21 (1.02, 1.45)* 1.32 (1.13, 1.55)***
NCDs presence (Absence#) 2.85 (1.69, 4.80)*** 1.57 (0.98, 2.53) 6.42 (3.76, 10.96)*** 1.21 (0.76, 1.95)
WC (Normal#) 1.38 (0.70, 2.72) 0.97 (0.52, 1.79) 1.28 (0.66, 2.49) 1.36 (0.74, 2.50)
BMI (Normal#) 1.10 (0.56, 2.16) 1.17 (0.63, 2.16) 1.34 (0.69, 2.62) 0.87 (0.47, 1.61)
Work practices (Safe#) 2.11 (1.26, 3.55)** 1.59 (0.98, 2.57) 1.06 (0.62, 1.79) 1.25 (0.78, 2.01)
Occupational health service experience (Frequently#) 1.22 (0.72, 2.08) 1.18 (0.73, 1.91) 0.91 (0.54, 1.54) 1.12 (0.70, 1.79)
  1. Note: *** p < 0.001, **p < 0.01, *p < 0.05, # Reference group