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Table 3 The associations of covariates and health conditions with the experience that internet is too complicated and hard to learn

From: Health and self-perceived barriers to internet use among older migrants: a population-based study

  Model 3.1 Model 3.2
  OR p 95% CI OR p 95% CI
Female 1.27 0.250 0.84 1.92 0.99 0.975 0.60 1.64
Age 1.11 <0.0005 1.10 1.12 1.10 <0.0005 1.09 1.11
Married or cohabiting 0.85 0.329 0.62 1.17 0.78 0.196 0.54 1.13
Good command of Finnish/Swedish 0.58 0.001 0.42 0.80 0.62 0.027 0.40 0.95
Highest education in the country of origin . . . . . . . .
  Vocational education 1.81 <0.0005 1.44 2.26 1.73 0.002 1.22 2.46
  General/No education/Missing 4.04 0.010 1.39 11.75 5.36 0.001 1.91 15.05
Receipt of income support 1.87 0.069 0.95 3.69 1.58 0.243 0.73 3.38
Diagnosed diseases . . . . . . . .
  High blood pressure, hypertension . . . . 1.44 0.158 0.87 2.41
  Spine deterioration, sciatica or other back problem . . . . 0.66 0.105 0.40 1.09
  Osteoarthritis, joint deterioration . . . . 1.53 0.027 1.05 2.22
  Rheumatoid arthritis or other rheumatoid disease . . . . 1.07 0.907 0.34 3.33
  Depression or other mental health problems . . . . 2.03 0.132 0.81 5.13
  Asthma . . . . 0.33 0.025 0.12 0.87
  Diabetes . . . . 0.63 0.047 0.40 0.99
  Memory disorders (Alzheimer's or dementia) . . . . 8.86 0.060 0.91 85.99
  Cancer . . . . 0.81 0.663 0.31 2.09
  Other chronic disease or health problem . . . . 1.27 0.472 0.67 2.41
Depressive symptoms (CES-D) . . . . . . . .
  Yes . . . . 1.93 0.074 0.94 3.98
  Missing . . . . 0.50 0.070 0.24 1.06
Self-rated health: average to poor . . . . 1.02 0.913 0.70 1.49
Memory: poor or very poor . . . . 0.50 0.103 0.21 1.15
Concentration: poor or very poor . . . . 0.31 0.048 0.10 0.99
New information and learning: poor or very poor . . . . 4.53 <0.0005 2.22 9.24
Constant 0.00 <0.0005 0.00 0.00 0.00 <0.0005 0.00 0.00
n 942 908
Pseudo R squared 0.187 0.240
  1. Footnotes:
  2. Cluster-robust variance estimation. Survey weights accounted for
  3. Results with a p-value ≤ 0.05 in bold
  4. OR odds ratio; CI confidence interval