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Table 3 Multivariate logistic regression of self-rated health status as function of numeracy and sociodemographic variables

From: Lower objectively and subjectively assessed numeracy are both associated with poorer self-rated health

Variable ESP
(power = 0.81, AUC = 0.72)
PIAAC
(power = 0.60, AUC = 0.69)
OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Numeracy 0.91* (0.86, 0.97) 0.90* (0.827, 0.983)
Gender (female) 0.66* (0.45, 0.98)
Age
 18–24 Ref   Ref  
 25–44 3.60*** (1.83, 7.51) 1.3 (0.89, 1.91)
 45–64 4.14*** (2.10, 8.64) 2.35*** (1.63, 3.46)
 65 +  5.27*** (2.60,11.26) 2.52*** (1.54, 4.12)
Education
 High school or less Ref    
 Some college or associate's degree 0.41*** (0.25, 0.66) 0.69* (0.52, 0.94)
 Bachelor's degree or higher 0.36*** (0.22, 0.58) 0.52*** (0.38, 0.72)
Income
 < $50 k Ref    
 $50 k– < $100 k 0.35*** (0.21, 0.58) 0.50*** (0.38, 0.66)
 $100 k- < $150 k 0.53* (0.29, 0.94) 0.32*** (0.20, 0.48)
 $150 k +  0.42** (0.21, 0.78) 0.34*** (0.21, 0.54)
Race
 White Ref    
 Black 1.47 (0.91, 2.36)
 Other 0.72 (0.39, 1.27)
Ethnicity
 Hispanic Ref    
 Non-Hispanic 0.42*** (0.25, 0.68)
  1. *Signifies p < 0.05; **Signifies p < 0.01; ***Signifies p < 0.001