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Table 5 Associations between self-rated health and potential determinants in mothers: results of multivariable linear regression analysis

From: Determinants of maternal health four weeks after delivery: cross-sectional findings from the KUNO-kids health study

mothers (n = 947)
  Self-rated health
 Independent variables B (CI95%) SE (B) ß p
Constant 64.74 5.40   < 0.01
(54.15;75.34)    
Education less than 10 years − 0.26 1.51 −0.01 0.87
(−3.23;2.71)    
Education 10 years ref ref ref  
Education more than 10 years −2.42 0.78 −0.10 < 0.01
(− 3.95;-0.90)    
Subjective position within society (Mac-Arthur scale) 0.50 0.30 0.05 0.10
(0.09;1.09)    
F-sozu 0.46 0.71 0.02 0.52
(−0.95;1.87)    
Smoker lifetime (> 100 cigarettes) − 0.93 0.70 − 0.04 0.19
(−2.30;0.44)    
Social and emotional strains −3.50 0.82 −0.13 < 0.01
(−5.11;-1.88)    
PSI-personal limitation −0.31 0.12 −0.10 0.01
(−0.54;-0.08)    
PSI-parental competence −0.39 0.14 −0.12 0.01
(−0.66;-0.11)    
PSI-parent-child bond 0.04 0.13 0.01 0.76
(−0.22;0.30)    
BMI
 Underweight −1.66 2.53 −0.02 0.51
(−6.63;3.30)    
 Normal ref ref ref  
    Overweight 0.24 0.81 0.01 0.77
(− 1.35;1.83)    
 Obese −2.56 1.09 −0.07 0.02
(−4.69;-0.42)    
Doctors consultations during pregnancy −0.06 0.07 −0.03 0.33
(−0.19;0.07)    
History of psychiatric diseases 0.09 1.12 0.00 0.93
(−2.10;2.28)    
History of somatic diseases −2.14 0.71 −0.09 < 0.01
(−3.53;-0.74)    
Birth mode (C-section) −1.73 0.76 −0.07 0.02
(−3.23;-0.23)    
VAS child 0.27 0.04 0.19 < 0.01
(0.19;0.34)    
Breastfeeding 2.67 0.92 0.09 < 0.01
(0.86;4.48)    
  1. R2 = 0.16
  2. F = 8.12