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Table 6 Social capital as a mediating factor on the association between economic status and chronic diseases management, among Chinese adults aged 45 years and abovea

From: Socio-economic inequalities in the chronic diseases management among Chinese adults aged 45 years and above: a cross sectional study

Dependent variables Indirect effect via social participation Indirect effect via perceived helpfulness Direct effect Total effect of economic status
  Coefficient 95% CI Coefficient 95% CI Coefficient 95% CI Coefficient 95% CI
Health checks 0.0062 (0.0039, 0.0082) 0.0004 (−0.0000, 0.0010) 0.0439 (0.0247, 0.0620) 0.0505 (0.0308, 0.0690)
Hypertension
 Diagnosis 0.0026 (0.0003, 0.0058) −0.0002 (− 0.0024, 0.0012) 0.1145 (0.0840, 0.1455) 0.1169 (0.0865, 0.1480)
Among diagnosed
 Condition monitoring 0.0046 (−0.0006, 0.0126) 0.0014 (−0.0005, 0.0063) 0.0428 (−0.0156, 0.0968) 0.0488 (−0.0053, 0.1033)
 Health education 0.0036 (0.0006, 0.0090) 0.0005 (−0.0001, 0.0025) 0.1032 (0.0648, 0.1453) 0.1073 (0.0676, 0.1485)
 On medication −0.0013 (−0.0061, 0.0039) − 0.0005 (− 0.0030, 0.0005) 0.0658 (0.0259, 0.1388) 0.0640 (0.0226, 0.1350)
 Control 0.0036 (0.0010, 0.0074) −0.0001 (−0.0010, 0.0005) 0.0490 (0.0066, 0.0861) 0.0525 (0.0087, 0.0892)
Diabetes
 Diagnosis 0.0044 (0.0005, 0.0113) −0.0001 (− 0.0032, 0.0014) 0.1341 (0.0695, 0.1914) 0.1384 (0.0731, 0.1950)
Among diagnosed
 Condition monitoring 0.0127 (0.0020, 0.0281) −0.0008 (− 0.0085, 0.0013) 0.0936 (− 0.0027, 0.1776) 0.1055 (0.0109, 0.1916)
 Health education 0.0042 (−0.0011, 0.0175) −0.0014 (− 0.0103, 0.0024) 0.0602 (− 0.0343, 0.1553) 0.0630 (− 0.0346, 0.1552)
 On medication −0.0019 (− 0.0131, 0.0034) 0.0003 (− 0.0016, 0.0081) 0.0955 (0.0147, 0.2261) 0.0939 (0.0178, 0.2290)
 Control 0.0013 (−0.0098, 0.0134) 0.0002 (−0.0026, 0.0067) 0.0641 (−0.0376, 0.1693) 0.0657 (−0.0260, 0.1821)
Dyslipidemia
 Diagnosis 0.0040 (0.0009, 0.0077) −0.0004 (−0.0024, 0.0005) 0.1030 (0.0715, 0.1424) 0.1066 (0.0753, 0.1501)
Among diagnosed
 On medication −0.0020 (−0.0076, 0.0004) 0.0001 (−0.0014, 0.0044) 0.0027 (−0.0642, 0.0608) 0.0008 (−0.0666, 0.0596)
 Control −0.0007 (−0.0074, 0.0022) − 0.0001 (− 0.0031, 0.0016) −0.0766 (− 0.1715, − 0.0081) −0.0773 (− 0.1794, − 0.0169)
  1. a Adjusting for age, sex, marital status, smoke, drink, social health insurance. Bolded coefficients are statistically significant at the P level of 0.05