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Table 3 Association between gender equality and self-rated health

From: Gender equality in couples and self-rated health - A survey study evaluating measurements of gender equality and its impact on health

Variables Self-Rated Health
  Men Women
  Good health Poor health Good health Poor health
Overall self-rated health, n(%) 359 (82) 79 (18) 190 (77.9) 54 (22.1)
Self-reported equality index, n(%)     
1st tertile (most equal) 120 (84.5) 22 (15.5) 97 (82.2) 21 (17.8)
2nd tertile 130 (80.8) 31 (19.3) 59 (74.7) 20 (25.3)
3rd tertile (least equal) 105 (80.8) 25 (19.2) 33 (71.7) 13 (28.3)
Unadjusted OR (95% CI)     
1st tertile (most equal) 1.30 (0.69-2.44) 1.82 (0.82-4.04)
2nd tertile 1.00 (0.56-1.79) 1.16 (0.51-2.63)
3rd tertile (least equal) 1 1
Adjusted OR (95% CI)*     
1st tertile (most equal) 1.03 (0.53-2.00) 1.54 (0.6-3.95)
2nd tertile 0.88 (0.48-1.62) 1.15 (0.47-2.79)
3rd tertile (least equal) 1 1
Self-perceived equality, n(%)     
Completely equal 156 (84.8) 28 (15.2) 56 (82.4) 12 (17.7)
Relatively equal 189 (82.2) 41 (17.8) 109 (76.2) 34 (23.8)
Not equal 9 (50.0) 9 (50.0) 23 (74.2) 8 (25.8)
Unadjusted OR (95% CI)     
Completely equal 5.57 (2.03-15.26) 1.62 (0.59-4.49)
Relatively equal 4.61 (1.72-12.33) 1.12 (0.46-2.72)
Not equal 1 1
Adjusted OR (95% CI)*     
Completely equal 5.19 (1.81-14.82) 1.62 (0.56-4.72)
Relatively equal 3.96 (1.42-11.05) 1.04 (0.41-2.63)
Not equal 1 1
  1. *Note: Adjusted for age, education, occupational grade, and income of the respondents.