Journal of Aging Research / 2013 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Factors Associated with Women’s Chronic Disease Management: Associations of Healthcare Frustrations, Physician Support, and Self-Care Needs

Table 4

Factors associated with needing help learning HOW to take better care of own health.

OR 95% CI
LowerUpper

Age 44 to 64 years1.00
Age 65+0.790.4370.431.43
Non-Hispanic white1.00
Non-White 2.26 0.049 1.00 5.09
High school or less1.00
Some college or more 0.55 0.044 0.31 0.98
Married: no1.00
Married: yes0.960.8890.531.74
Urban1.00
Suburban1.720.1780.783.79
Rural1.870.0740.943.73
Limited activities for any reason: no1.00
Limited activities for any reason: yes1.070.8470.562.02
Get help and support to manage health problems: never1.00
Get help and support to manage health problems: rarely1.230.7650.324.64
Get help and support to manage health problems: occasionally2.110.1560.755.90
Get help and support to manage health problems: frequently1.610.2600.703.66
Get help and support to manage health problems: always1.620.1710.813.23
Rely on internet for ongoing support to manage health problems: no1.00
Rely on internet for ongoing support to manage health problems: yes0.940.8480.521.70
Number of medications taken daily0.980.6950.911.07
Number of physician visits in the previous 12 months0.930.4280.791.11
Healthcare-related frustration scale: highest tertile1.00
Healthcare-related frustration scale: middle tertile 0.17 <0.001 0.07 0.41
Healthcare-related frustration scale: lowest tertile 0.44 0.017 0.22 0.86
Perceived physician support scale: lowest tertile1.00
Perceived physician support scale: middle tertile0.500.0810.231.09
Perceived physician support scale: highest tertile 0.49 0.033 0.25 0.94

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