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Table 2 Factors influencing the intellectual disability to use adult preventive health services: logistic regression analysis

From: Related factors and use of free preventive health services among adults with intellectual disabilities in Taiwan

  Unadjusted Adjusted
Variable name OR 95% CI p-value OR 95% CI p-value
Gender         
 Female - - - - - - - -
 Male 0.80 0.75 0.86 < .001* 0.87 0.80 0.95 0.001*
Age         
 40-44 years - - - - - - - -
 45-49 years 0.98 0.88 1.09 0.689 0.92 0.82 1.03 0.140
 50-54years 1.06 0.94 1.19 0.353 0.94 0.83 1.06 0.290
 55-59 years 1.22 1.08 1.38 0.001* 1.00 0.88 1.15 0.950
 60-64 years 1.26 1.09 1.45 0.002* 1.03 0.89 1.21 0.677
 65-69 years 0.50 0.40 0.63 < .001* 0.33 0.26 0.42 < .001*
 ≥ 70 years 0.45 0.36 0.56 < .001* 0.35 0.28 0.44 < .001*
Educational level         
 Elementary school and under - - - - - - - -
 Junior high school 1.03 0.92 1.15 0.591 1.03 0.91 1.16 0.676
 Senior (vocational) high school 0.85 0.67 1.08 0.175 0.78 0.60 1.01 0.057
 Junior college and university or above 0.96 0.56 1.64 0.878 1.11 0.63 1.96 0.714
 Unclear 0.95 0.84 1.06 0.353 0.98 0.87 1.12 0.790
Marital status         
 Married - - - - - - - -
 Unmarried 1.27 1.17 1.39 < .001* 1.07 0.97 1.19 0.168
 Divorced or widowed 1.37 1.12 1.66 0.002* 1.16 0.94 1.43 0.179
 Unclear 0.87 0.79 0.96 0.004* 0.79 0.71 0.88 < .001*
Level of urbanizationa         
 Level one - - - - - - - -
 Level two 1.55 1.31 1.84 < .001* 1.79 1.49 2.15 < .001*
 Level three 1.56 1.30 1.86 < .001* 1.85 1.53 2.23 < .001*
 Level four 1.55 1.28 1.88 < .001* 1.90 1.55 2.33 < .001*
 Level five 1.53 1.29 1.82 < .001* 1.91 1.59 2.29 < .001*
 Level six 1.94 1.63 2.31 < .001* 2.47 2.06 2.97 < .001*
 Level seven 1.74 1.47 2.07 < .001* 2.19 1.82 2.64 < .001*
 Level eight 1.70 1.40 2.08 < .001* 2.08 1.68 2.57 < .001*
Premium-based monthly payroll         
 < 15,840 - - - - - - - -
 Dependent population 0.74 0.68 0.82 < .001* 0.90 0.81 1.01 0.061
 16,500-22,800 1.08 0.98 1.19 0.104 1.16 1.04 1.29 0.011*
 24,000-28,800 0.90 0.67 1.19 0.453 1.03 0.76 1.40 0.836
 30,300-36,300 0.82 0.56 1.20 0.310 0.91 0.61 1.37 0.653
 > 38,200 1.03 0.68 1.57 0.890 1.12 0.72 1.74 0.631
Low-income household         
 No - - - - - - - -
 Yes 1.48 1.36 1.62 < .001* 1.27 1.14 1.42 < .001*
Aborigine         
 No - - - - - - - -
 Yes 1.66 1.25 2.19 0.000* 1.29 0.95 1.75 0.103
Catastrophic illness/injury         
 No - - - - - - - -
 Yes 1.67 1.51 1.85 < .001* 1.22 1.08 1.38 0.002*
Relevant chronic diseases         
 Cancer 1.16 0.85 1.58 0.344 0.77 0.55 1.08 0.135
 Endocrine and metabolic disease 2.95 2.73 3.19 < .001* 1.79 1.63 1.96 < .001*
 Mental illness 2.19 2.03 2.36 < .001* 1.33 1.21 1.46 < .001*
 Disease of the nervous system 1.95 1.77 2.14 < .001* 1.11 0.99 1.24 0.067
 Disease of the circulatory system 2.69 2.49 2.90 < .001* 1.57 1.43 1.72 < .001*
 Disease of the respiratory system 2.41 2.21 2.63 < .001* 1.38 1.24 1.53 < .001*
 Disease of the digestive system 2.70 2.50 2.92 < .001* 1.49 1.36 1.63 < .001*
 Disease of the urinary system 2.15 1.76 2.64 < .001* 0.97 0.77 1.21 0.766
 Disease of the skeletal and muscular
system and connective tissue
2.39 2.20 2.59 < .001* 1.31 1.19 1.45 < .001*
 Disease of the eyes and auxiliary organs 1.72 1.43 2.06 < .001* 0.94 0.77 1.15 0.549
 Infectious diseases 1.71 1.46 2.01 < .001* 0.98 0.82 1.16 0.776
 Congenital malformation 1.74 1.33 2.29 < .001* 1.05 0.78 1.41 0.748
 Skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders 2.31 2.08 2.57 < .001* 1.29 1.14 1.46 < .001*
 Diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs 2.21 1.88 2.59 < .001* 1.18 0.99 1.40 0.065
 Diseases of the ear and mastoid process 2.40 2.05 2.82 < .001* 1.08 0.91 1.29 0.382
Severity of intellectual disability         
 Mild - - - - - - - -
 Moderate 0.89 0.80 0.99 0.026* 0.88 0.79 0.98 0.020*
 Severe 0.79 0.71 0.87 < .001* 0.82 0.73 0.92 0.001*
 Very severe 0.67 0.59 0.75 < .001* 0.75 0.66 0.86 < .001*
  1. aLevel one: the most urbanized areas.
  2. *p < 0.05.