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Table 3 Predictors of self-perceived weather sensitivity in older persons with OA

From: Self-perceived weather sensitivity and joint pain in older people with osteoarthritis in six European countries: results from the European Project on OSteoArthritis (EPOSA)

Predictors Odds ratio 95%-confidence interval p-value
Univariable models    
Age 0.99 0.96-1.02 0.45
Sex: Male Ref. Ref. Ref.
Sex: Female 1.77 1.26-2.49 <0.01
Education: < Secondary education Ref. Ref. Ref.
Education: ≥ Secondary education 0.48 0.35-0.66 <0.001
Country: Sweden Ref. Ref. Ref.
Country: Germany 1.35 0.72-2.54 0.35
Country: Italy 3.81 2.26-6.43 <0.001
Country: the Netherlands 1.23 0.75-2.02 0.41
Country: Spain 2.50 1.52-4.12 <0.001
Country: United Kingdom 0.65 0.37-1.12 0.12
Anxiety 1.11 1.06-1.16 <0.001
Depression 1.07 1.02-1.13 <0.01
Mastery 0.94 0.91-0.97 <0.001
Multivariable model 1    
Age 0.99 0.96-1.02 0.38
Sex: Male Ref. Ref. Ref.
Sex: Female 1.94 1.35-2.79 <0.001
Education: < Secondary education Ref. Ref. Ref.
Education: ≥ Secondary education 0.74 0.51-1.09 0.13
Country: Sweden Ref. Ref. Ref.
Country: Germany 1.33 0.69-2.55 0.39
Country: Italy 3.70 2.09-6.55 <0.001
Country: the Netherlands 1.35 0.81-2.25 0.26
Country: Spain 2.31 1.33-3.99 <0.01
Country: United Kingdom 0.74 0.42-1.31 0.31
Multivariable model 2    
Age 0.99 0.96-1.03 0.61
Sex: Male Ref. Ref. Ref.
Sex: Female 1.72 1.18-2.50 <0.01
Education: < Secondary education Ref. Ref. Ref.
Education: ≥ Secondary education 0.74 0.50-1.10 0.14
Country: Sweden Ref. Ref. Ref.
Country: Germany 1.43 0.71-2.87 0.32
Country: Italy 3.14 1.63-6.03 <0.01
Country: the Netherlands 1.36 0.76-2.46 0.30
Country: Spain 2.47 1.31-4.67 0.01
Country: United Kingdom 0.68 0.36-1.29 0.24
Anxiety 1.08 1.02-1.15 0.01
Depression 0.95 0.89-1.02 0.17
Mastery 1.00 0.95-1.05 0.95