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Table 2 Results of logistic regression models showing the association (OR and 95% CI) between reporting at least one chronic condition and fair/poor health

From: Is self-rated health a valid measure to use in social inequities and health research? Evidence from the PAPFAM women’s data in six Arab countries

  Morocco Algeria Tunisia Lebanon Syria PT
  OR 95% OR OR 95% OR OR 95% OR OR 95% OR OR 95% OR OR 95% OR
Reporting at least one chronic condition 1.59 1.22 2.06 4.66 3.33 6.52 4.17 2.79 6.23 5.03 3.76 6.75 4.79 3.80 6.04 3.76 3.04 4.65
Age 1.05 1.04 1.06 1.06 1.05 1.07 1.03 1.01 1.04 1.16 1.09 1.24 1.05 1.04 1.06 1.05 1.04 1.06
Education
 Secondary or more
 Preparatory 1.14 0.91 1.44 1.17 0.95 1.44 1.00 0.64 1.57 1.57 1.25 1.98 1.46 1.12 1.91 1.37 1.15 1.64
 Primary or less 1.01 0.82 1.26 1.05 0.84 1.30 0.94 0.75 1.18 1.89 1.46 2.44 2.07 1.63 2.62 1.81 1.51 2.17
Working status
 Working
 Not working 0.98 0.79 1.22 1.18 0.92 1.53 0.87 0.68 1.11 1.19 0.91 1.55 1.18 0.93 1.51 1.35 1.06 1.72
HH economic status
 Richest
 Middle 1.25 1.01 1.56 1.26 1.04 1.52 1.27 1.02 1.57 1.32 0.98 1.78 1.40 1.15 1.70 1.53 1.28 1.83
 Poorest 1.80 1.24 2.62 1.48 1.16 1.87 1.78 1.35 2.35 2.38 1.76 3.22 1.90 1.51 2.40 2.11 1.75 2.55
Region                   
 Urban                   
 Rural 0.94 0.71 1.25 1.20 0.99 1.46 1.15 0.91 1.44     0.78 0.66 0.94 1.01 0.86 1.19
 Refugee camp**                 1.26 1.04 1.53
Region, Lebanon
 Beirut/Mt. Lebanon
 Bekaa           0.74 0.55 1.00       
 North           0.56 0.41 0.76       
 South           0.46 0.33 0.63       
Current smoker 0.71 0.35 1.45 1.02 0.19 5.36 0.74 0.37 1.45 1.18 0.95 1.47 1.07 0.83 1.36 0.65 0.44 0.97
Ever lost a pregnancy (yes) 1.23 1.00 1.50 1.26 1.04 1.52 1.25 1.02 1.54 1.30 1.06 1.61 1.33 1.11 1.60 1.23 1.06 1.41
Menopausal (yes)     0.99 0.71 1.38 1.25 0.82 1.89 1.53 1.16 2.03 1.60 1.29 2.00 0.94 0.74 1.20
  1. **: specific to OPT.