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Table 5 Multivariable analysis between health needs and age

From: Health need assessment in an indigenous high-altitude population living on an island in Lake Titicaca, Perú

Characteristic (among adults) Crude PR (95% CI) Adjusteda PR (95% CI)
Young adults (18–34 yrs) Middle-aged adults (35–59 yrs) Older adults (≥60 yrs) Young adults (18–34 yrs) Middle-aged adults (35–59 yrs) Older adults (≥60 yrs)
Non-communicable diseases and risk factors
 Blood pressure measurement in the last year Ref. 0.85 (0.52–1.38) 1.32 (0.83–2.10) Ref. 0.86 (0.53–1.39) 1.36 (0.85–2.17)
 Self-report of a diagnosis of high blood pressure Ref. 1.08 (0.26–4.45) 1.48 (0.33–6.70) Ref. 1.10 (0.26–4.57) 1.55 (0.34–7.05)
 Smoking in the last year Ref. 1.27 (0.52–3.07) 2.06 (0.79–5.38) Ref. 1.10 (0.47–2.57) 1.55 (0.60–4.02)
 Smoking in the last month Ref. 1.06 (0.25–4.39) 1.87 (0.41–8.52) Ref. 0.93 (0.22–3.89) 1.47 (0.33–6.65)
 Lifetime prevalence of alcohol use Ref. 1.27 (0.84–1.92) 0.94 (0.59–1.50) Ref. 1.21 (0.80–1.84) 0.86 (0.54–1.36)
 Alcohol use in the last month Ref. 2.05 (0.65–6.43) 0.64 (0.17–2.46) Ref. 1.97 (0.62–6.20) 0.62 (0.16–2.32)
 Fruit consumption in the last week Ref. 0.91 (0.81–1.03) 0.88 (0.75–1.02) Ref. 0.91 (0.81–1.03) 0.88 (0.75–1.03)
Eye health
 Lifetime prevalence of visual acuity testing Ref. 0.35 (0.19–0.65) 0.57 (0.30–1.09) Ref. 0.33 (0.18–0.62) 0.52 (0.28–0.98)
 Difficulty seeing/recognising a face within 6 m in the last year Ref. 1.93 (1.11–3.36) 3.91 (2.33–6.55) Ref. 1.94 (1.11–3.37) 3.94 (2.36–6.60)
Communicable diseases
 Heard about tuberculosis Ref. 0.93 (0.70–1.23) 0.52 (0.32–0.86) Ref. 0.91 (0.69–1.21) 0.50 (0.31–0.82)
 Heard about HIV/AIDS Ref. 0.50 (0.34–0.74) 0.16 (0.07–0.38) Ref. 0.49 (0.33–0.73) 0.15 (0.06–0.37)
Cancer
 Knowledge of cancer prevention (among women) Ref. 0.64 (0.35–1.18) N/A Ref. 0.72 (0.40–1.29) N/A
Depression
 Self-report of anhedonia or sadness Ref. 0.95 (0.64–1.42) 0.97 (0.6–1.56) Ref. 0.96 (0.65–1.43) 1.00 (0.62–1.60)
  1. a Adjusted by sex