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Table 2 Multivariate associations between better self-rated health and demographic, social economic and health factors

From: Self-rated health among undocumented and newly regularized migrants in Geneva: a cross-sectional study

  model 1 aOR; 95% CI p-value model 2 aOR; 95%CI p-value model 3 aOR; 95%CI p-value
Newly regularized or eligible for regularization (ref. Undocumented) 1.63 (1.05, 2.54) .029 1.25 (0.77, 2.03) .372 1.12 (0.67, 1.87) .677
Male (ref. Female) 0.88 (0.51, 1.48) .630 0.87 (0.49, 1.52) .639 0.58 (0.32, 1.04) .073
Age 1.01 (0.99, 1.03) .525 1.00 (0.98, 1.03) .740 1.00 (0.97, 1.03) .938
Africa (ref. Latin America) 0.56 (0.20, 1.38) .235 0.76 (0.25, 2.01) .592 0.70 (0.22, 1.97) .510
East Asia (ref. Latin America) 1.74 (1.03, 2.91) .036 1.72 (0.98, 3.03) .059 1.65 (0.90, 3.04) .105
Eastern Europe (ref. Latin America) 2.58 (1.17, 5.83) .020 2.07 (0.89, 4.90) .093 1.60 (0.67, 3.93) .294
Recruitment in healthcare (ref. in the community) 0.64 (0.34, 1.16) .150 0.85 (0.43, 1.61) .615 0.98 (0.48, 1.99) .966
University/higher education (ref. Less than University) 0.82 (0.49, 1.36) .456 0.82 (0.48, 1.38) .453 0.71 (0.40, 1.24) .233
Discrimination [Yes] (ref. No) 0.67 (0.42, 1.06) .093 0.70 (0.43, 1.13) .144 0.90 (0.53, 1.50) .675
Duration in Geneva    0.99 (0.94, 1.04) .742 1.00 (0.95, 1.06) .889
Good/fair/poor language proficiency    0.67 (0.42, 1.07) .095 0.69 (0.42, 1.12) .134
Feeling of loneliness (ref. Rather/very connected)    0.42 (0.23, 0.72) .002 0.58 (0.32, 1.04) .074
Size of social network [3+] (ref. 0–2)    1.55 (1.00, 2.40) .048 1.66 (1.04, 2.64) .033
Ability to face unexpected bills [Yes] (ref. No)    1.75 (1.08, 2.82) .022 1.42 (0.84, 2.37) .186
Number of paid working hours    1.00 (0.99, 1.02) .602 1.00 (0.99, 1.02) .810
Anxiety symptoms [Yes] (ref. No)      0.25 (0.14, 0.44) <.001
Multi-morbidity [Yes] (ref. No)      0.33 (0.14, 0.71) .007
Healthcare utilization in the past 12 months [Yes] (ref. No)      0.58 (0.34, 0.99) .044
Model fit indices
 Akaike Information Criterion (AIC) 558.69   540.19   498.71  
 McFadden’s Pseudo-R2 .058   .111   .194  
 Likelihood ratio test    X2 (6)=30.503 <.001 X2 (3)=47.479 <.001
  1. aOR: adjusted odds ratio
  2. 95% CI: 95% confidence interval