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Table 3 Hazard ratios for thirteen-year all cause mortality by chronic conditions and self-assessed health

From: Symptom experience and subsequent mortality: results from the West of Scotland Twenty-07 study

Chronic conditions n in sample Died n (%) Unadjusted Hazard Ratio (95% CI)
Presence of musculoskeletal condition    
No 439 90 (20.5) 1.00
Yes 419 80 (19.1) 0.91 (0.67 to 1.23)
Presence of respiratory condition    
No 705 128 (18.2) 1.00
Yes 153 42 (27.5) 1.59 (1.12 to 2.25)
Presence of digestive condition    
No 683 129 (18.9) 1.00
Yes 175 41 (23.4) 1.32 (0.93 to 1.87)
Presence of cardiovascular condition    
No 627 95 (15.2) 1.00
Yes 231 75 (32.5) 2.45 (1.81 to 3.33)
Presence of mental health condition    
No 730 138 (18.9) 1.00
Yes 128 32 (25.0) 1.37 (0.93 to 2.01)
Number of chronic conditions    
0 107 11 (10.3) 1.00
1 211 23 (10.9) 1.07 (0.52 to 2.20)
2 222 48 (21.6) 2.18 (1.13 to 4.20)
3 147 33 (22.4) 2.33 (1.18 to 4.61)
≥ 4 171 55 (32.2) 3.69 (1.93 to 7.05)
Self-assessed health    
Excellent 118 8 (6.8) 1.00
Good 398 53 (13.3) 2.01 (0.95 to 4.22)
Fair 238 66 (27.7) 4.55 (2.18 to 9.47)
Poor 103 42 (40.8) 7.72 (3.62 to 16.44)