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Table 5 Multidimensional analysis of health ageing predictors by country groups – logistic regression results

From: Predictors of healthy ageing: public health policy targets

   Western Europe   Southern Europe   Central-Eastern Europe
Male or female   OR 95 % CI   OR 95 % CI   OR 95 % CI  
Lower level Upper level p Lower level Lower level p Lower level Lower level p
Male 60–67 1     1     1    
68–79 0.630 0.478 0.831 0.001 0.840 0.660 1.068 0.155 0.710 0.519 0.973 0.033
> = 80 0.425 0.288 0.627 0.000 0.466 0.330 0.658 0.000 0.451 0.263 0.773 0.004
Income (log) 0.980 0.868 1.106 0.741 0.992 0.896 1.099 0.883 1.088 0.858 1.378 0.487
Elementary educ. 1     1     1    
Secondary educ. 0.972 0.715 1.321 0.856 1.680 1.213 2.326 0.002 0.929 0.650 1.327 0.684
University educ. 1.240 0.893 1.723 0.200 2.015 1.290 3.147 0.002 1.251 0.788 1.984 0.342
Index lifestyle 1.340 1.232 1.457 0.000 1.436 1.336 1.544 0.000 1.277 1.163 1.402 0.000
Index psychosocial 1.741 1.458 2.079 0.000 1.687 1.494 1.904 0.000 1.530 1.301 1.799 0.000
Female 60–67 1     1     1    
68–79 0.710 0.662 1.122 0.269 0.478 0.377 0.607 0.000 0.474 0.331 0.679 0.000
> = 80 0.451 0.403 0.851 0.005 0.248 0.169 0.362 0.000 0.270 0.142 0.514 0.000
Income (log) 1.260 1.079 1.472 0.003 1.033 0.942 1.133 0.492 0.971 0.819 1.151 0.736
Elementary educ. 1     1     1    
Secondary educ. 0.969 0.742 1.266 0.818 1.677 1.188 2.367 0.003 1.473 1.038 2.089 0.030
University educ. 0.909 0.654 1.263 0.571 1.587 0.968 2.601 0.067 1.930 1.089 3.419 0.024
Index lifestyle 1.354 1.237 1.482 0.000 1.244 1.147 1.350 0.000 1.139 1.027 1.264 0.014
Index psychosocial 1.688 1.411 2.020 0.000 1.634 1.443 1.850 0.000 1.527 1.274 1.830 0.000
  1. Source: own calculations