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Table 2 Logistic regression analysis examining the association between disability and QOL (N =3336)

From: Correlation between functional disability and quality of life among rural elderly in Anhui province, China: a cross-sectional study

  Crude Adjusted
B S.E. Wals OR(95%CI) B S.E. Wals OR(95%CI)
Gender         
Male     (reference)     (reference)
Female 0.517 0.090 32.749 1.677(1.405,2.002)*** 0.080 0.116 0.476 1.083(0.863,1.360)
Age         
60-69     (reference)     (reference)
70-79 0.386 0.095 16.649 1.471(1.222,1.771)*** -0.092 0.114 0.650 0.912(0.730,1.140)
≥80 1.362 0.186 53.849 3.905(2.714,5.618)*** 0.288 0.222 1.684 1.333(0.863,2.059)
Education level         
Illiterate     (reference)     (reference)
Primary and above -0.457 0.091 25.169 0.633(0.530,0.757)*** -0.110 0.117 0.897 0.895(0.712,1.125)
Living style         
Living alone     (reference)     (reference)
Living with spouse -0.311 0.128 5.864 0.733(0.570,0.942)* -0.003 0.157 0.000 0.997(0.733,1.355)
Other -0.355 0.131 7.404 0.701(0.543,0.905)** -0.026 0.165 0.025 0.974(0.705,1.345)
Region         
Northern     (reference)     (reference)
Central -0.485 0.112 18.596 0.616(0.494,0.768)*** -0.376 0.143 6.871 0.687(0.519,0.910)**
Southern -0.801 0.107 55.976 0.449(0.364,0.554)*** -0.496 0.134 13.760 0.609(0.469,0.791)***
Poverty         
Yes     (reference)     (reference)
No -0.651 -0.101 41.660 0.521(0.428,0.635)*** -0.276 0.127 4.714 0.758(0.591,0.973)*
Physical discomfort(Within two weeks)         
Yes     (reference)     (reference)
No -1.189 0.092 168.056 0.304(0.254,0.364)*** -0.557 0.110 25.617 0.573(0.462,0.711)***
Hospitalization(Within a year)         
Yes     (reference)     (reference)
No -1.078 0.117 84.635 0.340(0.271,0.428)*** -0.367 0.134 7.496 0.693(0.533,0.901)**
Number of chronic diseases         
0     (reference)     (reference)
1 0.642 0.103 36.726 1.866(1.525,2.283)*** 0.179 0.121 2.177 1.196(0.943,1.517)
≥2 1.508 0.123 150.299 4.517(3.550,5.749)*** 0.708 0.144 24.073 2.030(1.530,2.693)***
Source of income         
Employment income     (reference)     (reference)
Child support 0.547 0.158 12.017 1.728(1.268,2.335)** -0.055 0.194 0.079 0.947(0.648,1.384)
Government subsidy 0.597 0.`165 13.084 1.816(1.314,2.509)*** -0.200 0.215 0.868 0.818(0.537,1.248)
Employment status         
Unemployed     (reference)     (reference)
Employed -0.936 0.090 107.089 0.392(0.328,0.468)*** -0.644 0.118 29.777 0.525(0.417,0.662)***
Cognition         
Robust     (reference)     (reference)
Limited 1.130 0.073 241.337 1.690(1.410,2.025)*** -0.739 0.127 33.841 0.477(0.372,0,613)***
Mobility         
Robust     (reference)     (reference)
Limited 1.909 0.098 378.810 6.745(5.566,8.175)*** 0.808 0.129 39.484 2.243(1.743,2.885)***
Self care         
Robust     (reference)     (reference)
Limited 1.919 0.160 143.892 6.812(4.979,9.320)*** 0.301 0.217 1.926 1.352(0.883,2.068)
Getting along         
Robust     (reference)     (reference)
Limited 1.443 0.119 147.227 4.235(3.354,5.347)*** 0.480 0.164 8.604 1.615(1.173,2.226)**
Life activities         
Robust     (reference)     (reference)
Limited 1.916 0.099 377.008 6.791(5.597,8.239)*** 0.914 0.131 48.397 2.494(1.928,3.226)***
Social participation         
Robust     (reference)     (reference)
Limited 1.881 0.123 235.370 6.557(5.157,8.338)*** 0.797 0.149 28.523 2.218(1.656,2.971)***
  1. *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001