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Table 3 Modified Poisson regression model of incidence of income poverty between 2009 and 2012, Australian population aged 65 years and over

From: Psychological distress increases the risk of falling into poverty amongst older Australians: the overlooked costs-of-illness

  Males Females
Estimate (95% CI) p-value Estimate (95% CI) p-value
Intercept −2.97 (−5.07, − 0.88), 0.0053 − 1.28 (− 3.30, 0.74) 0.2149
High psychological distress 0.52 (0.02, 1.01), 0.0397 0.39 (− 0.08, 0.87) 0.1008
Age – continuous 0.02 (− 0.01, 0.05) 0.1684 −0.002 (− 0.03, 0.03) 0.9018
Not in the labour force 0.29 (−0.18, 0.75) 0.2252 0.27 (−0.20, 0.73) 0.2582
Major city −0.09 (− 0.35, 0.33) 0.9603 − 0.09 (− 0.39, 0. 21) 0.5512
Married 0.15 (− 0.30, 0.61) 0.5155 − 0.05 (− 0.40, 0.31) 0.8008
Own home − 0.06 (− 0.59, 0.48) 0.8375 0.15 (− 0.40, 0.71) 0.5900
Adjusted relative risk
 High psychological distress VS Low psychological distress 1.68 (1.02, 2.75) 0.0397 1.48 (0.93–2.37) 0.1008