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Table 2 Summary Statistics on Variables and Weighted ORs for Smoking Status Among Seniors With Mobility Disabilities

From: Smoking and alcohol consumption patterns among elderly Canadians with mobility disabilities

Variable and level Total Univariate Multivariate
(n = 6,038)% OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)
Severity of disabilities    
  Less-severe 58.97 1.00 1.00
  More-severe 41.03 0.84 (0.72, 0.99) 0.90 (0.75, 1.08)
Gender    
  Male 37.40 1.00 1.00
  Female 62.60 0.61 (0.52,0.71) 0.58 (0.49, 0.69)
Age    
  65-69 20.20 1.00 1.00
  70-74 22.75 1.41 (1.18, 1.68) 0.65 (0.52, 0.79)
  75-79 23.83 0.85 (0.71, 1.03) 0.42 (0.33, 0.52)
  80 and over 33.22 0.30 (0.24, 0.37) 0.19 (0.14, 0.24)
Annual Income    
  <=$30,000 (CAD) 84.42 1.00 1.00
  >$30,000 (CAD) 15.58 0.81 (0.64, 1.01) 0.67(0.52, 0.85)
Living status    
  Living with others 32.75 1.00 1.00
  Living alone 67.25 1.13 (0.96, 1.34) 1.67 (1.40, 2.00)
Self-perceived health    
  Every decreased scale   1.14 (1.05, 1.23) 1.10 (1.01, 1.19)
Social Participation    
  No 21.48 1.00 1.00
  Yes 78.52 0.93 (0.77, 1.13) 0.70 (0.56, 0.86)
  1. Abbreviations: CAD, Canadian dollar; CI, confidence interval; OR, odds ratio; PALS, Participation and Activity Limitation Survey.