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Table 3 Self-rated wellbeing scorea in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults (n = 663), adjustedb, c for comorbidities (Model 2)

From: An exploration of the sociodemographic and health conditions associated with self-rated wellbeing for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults

Variable Coefficient 95% CI p-value
Constant (overall mean score) 69.0 64.5 to 73.4  < 0.001
Heart disease − 7.1 − 13.6 to − 0.6 0.03
High cholesterol 0.2 − 4.2 to 4.5 0.94
High blood pressure 1.9 − 2.4 to 6.3 0.38
Arthritis − 2.4 − 7.2 to 2.4 0.33
Thyroid problems − 0.8 − 6.5 to 5.0 0.79
Stomach problems − 2.8 − 8.0 to 2.5 0.31
Hearing loss − 3.6 − 9.0 to 1.8 0.19
Disability − 11.3 − 17.1 to − 5.5  < 0.001
Depression − 5.6 − 10.0 to − 1.3 0.01
Anxiety − 7.5 − 11.9 to − 3.1  < 0.01
Other mental health 13.1 − 18.7 to − 7.5  < 0.001
  1. aSelf-rated wellbeing assessed using a wellbeing visual analogue scale (VAS)
  2. bUsing multiple linear regression
  3. cFurther adjusted for age group (18–29, 30–44, 45–59, 60 + years) and survey time (first round: Oct-Nov 2019 and second round: Aug-Sept 2020)