Table 4

Associations between the cultural activities index and good health, good satisfaction with life, low anxiety and low depression in both genders

FemaleMale
OR (95% CI)OR (95% CI)
Good health
 Index receptive cultural activities1.03 (1.01 to 1.06)1.09 (1.06 to 1.12)
 Index creative cultural activities1.05 (1.03 to 1.07)1.07 (1.05 to 1.09)
Good satisfaction with life
 Index receptive cultural activities1.08 (1.05 to 1.11)1.14 (1.10 to 1.18)
 Index creative cultural activities1.06 (1.04 to 1.07)1.04 (1.02 to 1.06)
Low anxiety
 Index receptive cultural activities1.09 (1.05 to 1.12)1.13 (1.09 to 1.17)
 Index creative cultural activities1.06 (1.04 to 1.07)1.06 (1.04 to 1.08)
Low depression
 Index receptive cultural activities1.10 (1.06 to 1.13)1.12 (1.08 to 1.16)
 Index creative cultural activities1.05 (1.04 to 1.07)1.07 (1.06 to 1.09)
  • Data shown are adjusted OR with 95% CI from a stepwise multivariable logistic regression model (adjusted for age, SES, chronic disease, limitation in social contact, and physical exercise, daily smoking, body mass index, alcohol drinking) relating index receptive and creative cultural activities to respectively perceived health (1: very good, good; 0: not so good, poor), satisfaction with life (1: very satisfied/satisfied/somewhat satisfied; 0: bit of both/somewhat dissatisfied/dissatisfied/very dissatisfied), anxiety (1: low; 0: high) and depression (1: low; 0: high).