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Table 4 Modified Poisson regression model of incidence of multidimensional 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 −2.65 (−5.10, −0.21) 0.0333 −1.23 (−3.86, 1.39) 0.3571
High psychological distress 1.22 (0.65, 1.80) <.0001 0.76 (0.26, 1.27) 0.0030
Age – continuous 0.01 (−0.02, 0.05) 0.4914 −0.006 (− 0.04, 0.03) 0.7310
Not in the labour force 0.17 (−0.48, 0.82) 0.6050 0.26 (−0.34, 0.86) 0.3961
Major city −0.14 (− 0.64, 0.36) 0.5809 − 0.24 (− 0.63, 0.14) 0.2125
Married − 0.45 (− 0.99, 0.08) 0.0982 0.07 (− 0.40, 0.54) 0.7710
Own home 0.14 (− 0.65, 0.92) 0.7357 0.02 (− 0.56, 0.59) 0.9560
Adjusted relative risk
 High psychological distress VS Low psychological distress 3.40 (1.91–6.04) <.0001 2.15 (1.30–3.55) 0.0030