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Table 8 Health checks as a mediating factor on the association between social participation and the diagnosis of hypertension, diabetes, and dyslipidemia, 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

Chronic conditions Indirect effect via health checks Direct effect Total effect of social participation
Coefficient 95% CI Coefficient 95% CI Coefficient 95% CI
Hypertension 0.0062 (0.0031, 0.0109) 0.0293 (0.0014, 0.0651) 0.0355 (0.0066, 0.0712)
Diabetes 0.0156 (0.0072, 0.0282) 0.0499 (−0.0057, 0.1002) 0.0654 (0.0090, 0.1201)
Dyslipidemia 0.0050 (0.0018, 0.0090) 0.0514 (0.0150, 0.0910) 0.0564 (0.0173, 0.0938)
  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