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Table 4 Multidimensional analysis of health ageing predictors by age groups – logistic regression results

From: Predictors of healthy ageing: public health policy targets

Item Age groups
60–67 68–79 > = 80
Male or female OR 95 % CI   OR 95 % CI   OR 95 % CI  
Lower level Upper level p Lower level Upper level p Lower level Upper level p
Male Income (log.) 0.957 0.866 1.059 .396 1.082 0.958 1.222 0.204 0.981 0.736 1.308 0.896
Elementary educ. 1     1     1    
Secondary educ. 1.664 1.242 2.229 0.001 1.020 0.784 1.327 0.883 0.617 0.341 1.116 0.110
University educ. 2.214 1.546 3.172 0.000 1.359 0.985 1.875 0.062 0.660 0.347 1.252 0.203
Index lifestyle 1.325 1.232 1.424 0.000 1.326 1.242 1.417 0.000 1.824 1.533 2.170 0.000
Index psychosocial 1.552 1.362 1.767 0.000 1.735 1.531 1.967 0.000 1.762 1.366 2.273 0.000
Central Europe 1     1     1    
Western Europe 2.259 1.635 3.119 0.000 1.532 1.115 2.106 0.009 1.440 0.721 2.878 0.302
Southern Europe 2.969 2.149 4.102 0.000 2.376 1.753 3.220 0.000 1.485 0.770 2.867 0.238
Female Income (log.) 1.130 1.008 1.268 0.036 1.117 0.995 1.253 0.060 0.954 0.833 1.093 0.499
Elementary educ. 1     1     1    
Secondary educ. 1.202 0.929 1.555 0.161 1.264 0.961 1.662 0.093 1.274 0.717 2.264 0.409
University educ. 1.204 0.862 1.680 0.276 1.129 0.763 1.671 0.545 2.742 1.109 6.778 0.029
Index lifestyle 1.187 1.105 1.275 0.000 1.280 1.178 1.392 0.000 1.648 1.369 1.983 0.000
Index psychosocial 1.613 1.416 1.837 0.000 1.719 1.499 1.971 0.000 1.454 1.123 1.882 0.004
Central-Eastern Europe 1     1     1    
Western Europe 1.519 1.111 2.077 .009 2.298 1.578 3.347 0.000 2.179 1.053 4.510 0.036
Southern Europe 1.778 1.325 2.385 .000 1.701 1.197 2.417 0.003 1.311 0.634 2.710 0.465
  1. Source: own calculations