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Table 2 Univariate analysis of demographic variables for adults with arthritis but don't know type, South Australia, 2006-8

From: "I know I have arthritis but I don't know what type". Understanding and knowledge of this chronic condition

  n % OR (95% OR) p value
Sex      
Female 566/2140 26.5 1.00   
Male 501/1410 35.6 1.53 (1.33-1.77) < 0.001
Age      
80 years and over 144/453 31.8 1.00   
60 to 79 years 463/1584 29.2 0.89 (0.71-1.11) 0.286
40 to 59 years 371/1242 29.9 0.91 (0.72-1.15) 0.441
18 to 39 years 90/271 33.2 1.06 (0.77-1.47) 0.704
Country of birth*      
Australia 783/2611 30.0 1.00   
UK/Ireland 138/505 27.4 0.88 (0.71-1.09) 0.239
Other 142/426 33.3 1.17 (0.94-1.45) 0.166
Language spoken at home*      
English 933/3160 29.5 1.00   
Other 130/382 34.0 1.23 (0.98-1.54) 0.069
Marital status*      
Married/live with partner 728/2459 29.6 1.00   
Separated/Divorced 93/336 27.5 0.90 (0.70-1.17) 0.439
Widowed 172/541 31.8 1.11 (0.91-1.35) 0.318
Never married 72/210 34.1 1.23 (0.92-1.66) 0.168
Area of residence      
Metropolitan 758/2532 29.9 1.00   
Country 310/1018 30.4 1.02 (0.87-1.20) 0.769
Education*      
Degree or higher 108/488 22.1 1.00   
Trade/Certificate/Diploma 267/832 32.0 1.66 (1.28-2.15) < 0.001
No schooling up to secondary 690/2224 31.0 1.59 (1.26-2.00) < 0.001
Employment*      
Economically inactive 644/2188 29.4 1.00   
Unemployed 19/53 36.3 1.36 (0.77-2.40) 0.282
Part time 148/495 29.9 1.02 (0.83-1.27) 0.828
Full time employed 256/813 31.5 1.10 (0.93-1.31) 0.274
Household income      
Up to $20,000 230/871 26.4 1.00   
$20,001-$40,000 296/921 32.2 1.32 (1.08-1.62) 0.007
$40,001-$60,000 126/410 30.7 1.24 (0.96-1.60) 0.107
$60,001-$80,000 96/327 29.2 1.15 (0.87-1.53) 0.324
More than $80,000 155/533 29.1 1.14 (0.90-1.45) 0.277
Not stated 165/488 33.8 1.42 (1.12-1.81) 0.004
SEIFA*      
Highest quintile 187/688 27.2 1.00   
High quintile 221/685 32.3 1.28 (1.01-1.61) 0.039
Middle quintile 226/800 28.2 1.05 (0.84-1.32) 0.661
Low quintile 241/751 32.0 1.26 (1.00-1.58) 0.046
Lowest quintile 191/620 30.8 1.74 (0.94-1.51) 0.153
  1. *Not stated category not reported