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Table 3 Multinomial logistic regression

From: Identifying community healthcare supports for the elderly and the factors affecting their aging care model preference: evidence from three districts of Beijing

  Preferred aging care modela
Cohabiting with children, cared by family Professional institutions
OR (95 % CI) OR (95 % CI)
Predisposing variables Age 60–69 0.556 (0.222–1.394) 0.641 (0.226–1.821)
70–79 0.858 (0.388–1.898) 0.676 (0.270–1.964)
80+ (Ref.)    . .
Gender Male 1.026 (0.614–1.714) 0.959 (0.535–1.719)
Female (Ref.) .   . .
Education Illiterate 2.704 (0.948–7.717) 0.917 (0.265–3.175)
Primary- 4.399*** (1.940–9.975) 1.553 (0.603–4.000)
Secondary 4.199*** (2.067–8.531) 2.405* (1.081–5.353)
Tertiary + (Ref.) . . . .
Enabling variables Monthly income Less than 3000 2.225* (1.165–4.249) 1.498 (0.715–3.318)
3000+ (Ref.) . . . .
Live situation Alone 0.195*** (0.096–0.396) 0.444* (0.194–0.905)
With spouse only 0.920 (0.510–1.685) 0.882 (0.454–1.714)
Cohabiting with children or others (Ref.)   . . .
Number of family-friend helpers 0–3 0.409* (0.202–0.828) 0.411* (0.174–0.969)
3 + (Ref.) . . . .
Need variables Chronic disease 0 0.652 (0.333–1.274) 1.137 (0.526–2.456)
1+ (Ref.) . . . .
ADL 0 1.771 (0.672–4.664) 1.835 (0.595–5.653)
1+ (Ref.) . . . .
IADL 0 0.982 (0.384–2.514) 0.938 (0.319–2.758)
1+ (Ref.) . . . .
Community variables Home Based Care center Yes 2.566 (0.524–12.556) 3.144 (0.582–16.988)
No (Ref.) . . . .
Day-care center Yes 0.360 (0.068–1.907) 0.105 (0.008–1.317)
No (Ref.) . . . .
Activity center Yes 1.330 (0.769–2.299) 1.256 (0.676–2.335)
No (Ref.) . . . .
Distance to healthcare center 1 km or less 0.489* (0.272–0.879) 1.183 (0.594–2.354)
2 km or more (Ref.) . . . .
  1. CI confidence interval
  2. *p < 0.05, ***p < 0.001
  3. aThe reference category is living independently at home is the reference group. Nagelkerke’s pseudo-R 2 = 0.14