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Table 3 Multivariate 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

  OR (95% OR) p value
Sex    
Female 1.00   
Male 1.65 (1.42-1.93) < 0.001
Language spoken at home*    
English 1.00   
Other 1.28 (1.02-1.61) 0.034
Marital status*    
Married/live with partner 1.00   
Separated/Divorced 1.10 (0.84-1.44) 0.472
Widowed 1.49 (1.18-1.89) 0.001
Never married 1.32 (0.98-1.80) 0.071
Education*    
Degree or higher 1.00   
Trade/Certificate/Diploma 1.64 (1.26-2.14) < 0.001
No schooling up to secondary 1.78 (1.39-2.28) < 0.001
Household income    
up to $20,000 1.00   
$20,001-$40,000 1.50 (1.20-1.88) < 0.001
$40,001-$60,000 1.46 (1.11-1.94) 0.008
$60,001-$80,000 1.36 (1.00-1.85) 0.051
More than $80,000 1.47 (1.11-1.94) 0.007
Not stated 1.60 (1.24-2.06) < 0.001
  1. *Not stated category not reported
  2. Hosmer and Lemeshow goodness of fit Chi-square 4.45, p = 0.815