Table 5.

Adjusted relative odds of having a social support score lower than the median between participants with and without sensory loss

DOMAINODDS RATIO (95% CI)P VALUE
Overall
Hearing1.22 (1.10 to 1.35)< .001
Vision1.43 (1.27 to 1.60)< .001
Dual1.40 (1.13 to 1.74).002
Affectionate
Hearing1.19 (1.07 to 1.31).001
Vision
  • 45- to 64-year-olds1.41 (1.22 to 1.64)< .001
  • 65- to 85-year-olds1.09 (0.92 to 1.29).31
Dual1.34 (1.09 to 1.65).006
Emotional-informational
Hearing1.13 (1.02 to 1.26).017
Vision1.27 (1.13 to 1.43)< .001
Dual1.21 (0.98 to 1.50).080
Tangible
Hearing
  • Women1.47 (1.24 to 1.73)< .001
  • Men1.17 (1.03 to 1.33).02
Vision
  • 45- to 64-year-olds1.53 (1.31 to 1.78)< .001
  • 65- to 85-year-olds1.20 (1.01 to 1.43).038
Dual1.63 (1.31 to 2.02)< .001
Positive interactions
Hearing1.24 (1.12 to 1.37)< .001
Vision1.35 (1.20 to 1.52)< .001
Dual1.35 (1.09 to 1.68).005