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Table 4 Multiple regression of SPMSQ scores, social support and characteristics

From: Influence of social support on cognitive function in the elderly

Variable Coefficients (s.e.) T value P-value
Intercept 12.30(0.29) 42.97 < .0001
Social Support    
   Married 0.13(0.04) 2.81 0.005
   Perceives positive support 0.11(0.04) 2.79 0.005
   Feels lonely -0.03(0.03) -1.09 0.276
   Lives alone 0.09(0.07) 1.25 0.210
Age -0.03(0.00) -9.40 < .0001
Female vs. male -0.38(0.06) -6.57 < .0001
Education    
   Grade School vs. High School -0.22(0.05) -4.37 < .0001
   College vs. High School -0.05(0.09) -0.58 0.564
Religion    
   Christian vs. Buddhist 0.16(0.08) 2.01 0.078
   Catholic vs. Buddhist 0.04(0.15) 0.26 0.793
Occupation    
   Farmer vs. white collar -0.61(0.10) -5.88 < .0001
   Blue collar vs. white collar -0.18(0.07) -2.40 0.016
   Prof-Admin vs. white collar -0.08(0.07) -1.19 0.233
   Housewife vs. white collar -0.09(0.09) -1.12 0.264
   Retirement vs. white collar -0.11(0.08) -1.37 0.172
ADL -0.01(0.01) -0.56 0.578
IADL -0.14(0.01) -15.35 < .0001
Reported Health Conditions    
   CVA -0.02(0.11) -0.21 0.835
   Hypertension 0.07(0.04) 1.56 0.118
   DM 0.02(0.07) 0.26 0.796
   CHD 0.11(0.08) 1.30 0.195
   Cancer 0.40(0.26) 1.56 0.118
   Parkinson's -0.52(0.35) -1.49 0.136
   Depression -0.79(0.37) -2.14 0.031
   Vision problem -0.24(0.08) -3.16 0.017
   Hearing problem 0.23(0.19) 1.21 0.227
   Dental problem 0.16(0.15) 1.06 0.287
Adjusted R-square 0.2019   
F-value 40.33   < .0001
  1. s.e. = standard error