Table 4A

 The risk (odds ratios with 95% confidence intervals) of poor self reported health status by stepwise inclusion of the explanatory variables by logistic regression in men (n = 645) (Poland reference group)

VariableLevelModel
Age+ethnicity+Education+Poor economic resources+Marital status+Knowledge of Swedish+Discrimination
EthnicityPoland1 (ref)1 (ref)1 (ref)1 (ref)1 (ref)1 (ref)
Turkey2.03 (1.61 to 2.57)1.60 (0.96 to 2.67)1.40 (0.85 to 2.33)1.47 (0.79 to 2.72)1.31 (0.71 to 2.41)1.29 (0.69 to 2.44)
Iran2.05 (1.59 to 2.64)2.11 (1.28 to 3.50)1.74 (1.06 to 2.89)1.72 (0.93 to 3.16)1.61 (0.88 to 2.93)1.31 (0.70 to 2.46)
EducationLow2.14 (1.30 to 3.52)2.10 (1.28 to 3.44)2.11 (1.17 to 3.84)1.60 (0.86 to 2.97)1.77 (0.93 to 3.36)
Medium1.63 (1.07 to 2.47)1.59 (1.05 to 2.41)1.58 (0.96 to 2.60)1.46 (0.89 to 2.39)1.52 (0.92 to 2.53)
High1 (ref)1 (ref)1 (ref)1 (ref)1 (ref)
Poor economic resourcesYes2.37 (1.69 to 3.35)2.32 (1.53 to 3.52)2.29 (1.52 to 3.45)1.98 (1.29 to 3.04)
No1 (ref)1 (ref)1 (ref)1 (ref)
Marital statusSingle1.31 (0.80 to 2.15)1.34 (0.82 to 2.18)1.27 (0.77 to 2.09)
Married/cohabiting1 (ref)1 (ref)1 (ref)
Knowledge of SwedishLow2.32 (1.21 to 4.43)2.34 (1.20 to 4.57)
Medium1.63 (1.00 to 2.64)1.61 (0.98 to 2.65)
High1 (ref)1 (ref)
DiscriminationHigh2.54 (1.45 to 4.45)
Medium1.46 (0.80 to 2.68)
None1 (ref)
Model improvement−2×log likelihood19.522.01.59.615.0
Degrees of freedom21122
p value<0.0001<0.00010.220.0080.0006