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The Scottish Health Survey 2008

Published: 29 Sep 2009
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The Scottish Health Survey 2008

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The Scottish Health Survey 2008
Table 1.11 Estimated odds ratios for below average WEMWBS mean scores, by associated risk factors and sex

Table 1.11 Estimated odds ratios for below average WEMWBS mean scores, by associated risk factors and sex

Aged 16 and over
2008

Independent variables

Men

Women

Base (weighted) 2785

Odds Ratio

95% Confidence interval

Base (weighted) 3026

Odds Ratio

95% Confidence interval

Marital / partnership status

(p=0.100)

(p=<0.001)

Married/civil partnership a

1425

1

1454

1

Living as married

301

1.09

0.64, 1.86

314

1.10

0.70, 1.73

Single

761

1.57

0.99, 2.50

612

1.93

1.34, 2.77

Married/civil partnership - separated

79

1.53

0.78, 3.00

97

1.69

0.94, 3.04

Divorced/dissolved civil partnership

112

1.73

0.99, 3.04

217

2.50

1.68, 3.73

Widowed/surviving civil partner

106

1.70

0.99, 2.92

333

2.77

1.75, 4.37

Scottish Index of Multiple Deprivation quintile

(p=0.167)

(p=0.046)

5 th (least deprived)

505

1

583

1

4 th

698

0.86

0.54, 1.38

675

1.70

1.08, 2.67

3 rd

504

1.36

0.84, 2.20

558

1.60

1.03, 2.47

2 nd

570

1.35

0.80, 2.30

623

1.74

1.15, 2.64

1 st (most deprived)

508

1.37

0.80, 2.32

588

1.93

1.26, 2.94

Equivalised annual household income quintile

(p=0.028)

(p=0.054)

1 st (highest)

611

1

572

1

2 nd

535

1.37

0.77, 2.44

544

1.28

0.74, 2.21

3 rd

545

1.54

0.86, 2.75

549

1.49

0.87, 2.54

4 th

379

2.26

1.26, 4.05

479

1.91

1.10, 3.32

5 th (lowest)

385

2.29

1.22, 4.32

490

2.17

1.24, 3.79

Not categorised

331

2.53

1.42, 4.51

392

1.36

0.79, 2.35

Employment status

(p=<0.001)

(p=<0.001)

Paid employment, self-employed or government training programme

1726

1

1638

1

In education

198

1.00

0.39, 2.57

178

0.77

0.41, 1.45

Permanently unable to work

181

5.96

3.60, 9.86

105

4.30

2.65, 6.97

Looking for/intending to look for paid work

115

2.23

1.15, 4.30

54

2.82

1.41, 5.61

Retired

516

0.66

0.38, 1.14

672

1.03

0.64, 1.67

Looking after home/family

26

1.85

0.53, 6.45

346

1.46

1.04, 2.06

Doing something else

34

0.85

0.26, 2.76

a This category includes 1 woman who did not answer the question