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Table 1 Set of possible predictors of self-rated health

From: Psychobiological indicators of the subjectively experienced health status - findings from the Women 40+ Healthy Aging Study

VariableGoodExcellent
Socioeconomic/ sociodemographic variables
 Income (CHF)52,890.03 (33,106.61)69,848.78 (40,669.19)
 Income household (CHF)98,781.56 (59,444.28)139,475.51 (77,495.95)
 Married (N)15 (44.1%)49 (56.3%)
 Work years29.21 (10.50)29.11 (8.69)
Health behavior-related variables
 Activity intense (h/week)1.61 (1.63)3.06 (2.66)
 Activity moderate (h/week)8.16 (7.54)6.76 (7.04)
 Activity light (h/week)5.03 (3.85)5.52 (6.64)
 BMI (kg/m2)24.58 (4.76)22.40 (2.98)
 WHR (waist/hip).82 (.06).83 (.15)
 Body fat (%)31.56 (7.81)27.71 (5.86)
 Muscle mass (%)49.41 (3.50)49.67 (4.18)
 Blood pressure systolic (mmHg)120.15 (16.26)119.80 (12.95)
 Blood pressure diastolic (mmHg)75.00 (9.71)75.70 (9.03)
 Pulse (bpm)61.53 (8.56)59.06 (8.79)
 Grip strength (kg)31.12 (5.82)32.76 (4.90)
Steroid hormones and gonadotropins
 E2 (pmol/L)6.96 (5.65)5.98 (5.31)
 P4 (pmol/L)120.61 (125.77)111.28 (113.35)
 C (nmol/L)7.03 (6.12)7.03 (11.58)
 T (pmol/L)37.06 (32.04)32.02 (26.07)
 DHEAS (ng/ml)1.94 (1.05)1.34 (.84)
 LH (mlU/ml).56 (.75).60 (.54)
 FSH (mlU/ml)3.08 (3.00)4.08 (3.80)
Positive psychological traits
 Optimism11.67 (1.99)12.51 (1.84)
 Resilience61.03 (6.96)65.77 (6.44)
 Self-esteem114.00 (16.30)119.93 (17.60)
Menopausal symptoms
 Symptom total score18.27 (5.45)16.18 (4.26)
  1. Note: Values refer to mean levels and standard deviations (SD) in participants with good (reference group) and excellent self-rated health. Abbreviations: Swiss francs (CHF) per year, Body mass index (BMI), Waist-to-hip ratio (WHR), Estradiol (E2), Progesterone (P4), Cortisol (C), Testosterone (T), Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS), Luteinizing hormone (LH), Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH). Total N = 121 except for E2, C, and DHEAS, where N = 119