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Table 2 Factors associated with refusing consent to link questionnaire with health insurance records

From: Record linkage research and informed consent: who consents?

Age     
Characteristics Unadjusted OR (95% CI) Adjusted OR (95% CI)
   20–24 1.00   1.00  
   25–34 0.97 (0.80 – 1.17) 0.92 (0.74 – 1.15)
   35–44 1.18 (0.98 – 1.42) 1.09 (0.86 – 1.39)
   45–54 1.36 (1.12 – 1.64) 1.24 (0.95 – 1.61)
   55–64 1.73 (1.41 – 2.12) 1.33 (1.00 – 1.79)
   65–74 2.00 (1.63 – 2.47) 1.41 (1.03 – 1.92)
   >=75 2.21 (1.74 – 2.82) 1.39 (0.96 – 2.01)
Gender     
   Male 1.00   1.00  
   Female 1.07 (0.97 – 1.18) 1.02 (0.92 – 1.14)
Marital Status     
   Other 1.00   1.00  
   Married 1.38 (1.22 – 1.56) 1.08 (0.90 – 1.29)
Ethnicity     
   Fujianese 1.00   1.00  
   Hakka 0.84 (0.70 – 1.00) 0.90 (0.75 – 1.08)
   Indigenous people 0.23 (0.13 – 0.40) 0.23 (0.12 – 0.42)
   Others 0.96 (0.83 – 1.12) 1.05 (0.89 – 1.25)
Education     
   College and above 1.00   1.00  
   Senior high school 1.06 (0.92 – 1.22) 0.98 (0.85 – 1.15)
   Junior high school 1.09 (0.93 – 1.29) 0.91 (0.75 – 1.10)
   Elementary school 1.39 (1.20 – 1.61) 1.01 (0.83 – 1.22)
   Illiterate 2.36 (2.01 – 2.78) 1.52 (1.19 – 1.94)
Household Income     
   ≥NT$100,000 1.00   1.00  
   NT$70,000-NT$99,999 1.10 (0.93 – 1.30) 1.09 (0.91 – 1.30)
   NT$50,000-NT$69,999 1.11 (0.94 – 1.31) 1.06 (0.89 – 1.26)
   NT$30,000-NT$49,999 1.17 (1.00 – 1.38) 1.11 (0.93 – 1.32)
   <NT$30,000 1.60 (1.36 – 1.87) 1.24 (1.04 – 1.49)
Urbanization     
   Urban area 1.00   1.00  
   Suburban area 1.55 (0.98 – 1.24) 1.45 (1.27 – 1.65)
   Rural area 1.10 (1.38 – 1.74) 1.12 (0.99 – 1.28)
SF-36 Health Status Measures     
   Physical functioning 0.91 (0.89 – 0.94) 1.00 (0.96 – 1.04)
   Role-physical 0.96 (0.95 – 0.98) 0.99 (0.97 – 1.01)
   Role-emotional 0.98 (0.97 – 0.99) 1.00 (0.98 – 1.02)
   Social functioning 0.95 (0.92 – 0.97) 0.99 (0.95 – 1.03)
   Bodily pain 0.96 (0.94 – 0.98) 1.03 (1.00 – 1.06)
   Vitality 0.91 (0.88 – 0.93) 0.91 (0.88 – 0.95)
   Mental health 0.94 (0.92 – 0.97) 1.01 (0.97 – 1.05)
   General health 0.94 (0.92 – 0.97) 1.02 (0.98 – 1.06)