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Table 4 Potential predictors of latent class membership

From: Profiles of instrumental, emotional, and informational support in Chinese breast cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy: a latent class analysis

Characteristics Class 2 (n = 157) P value Class 3 (n = 390) P value
OR 95% C.I OR 95% C.I
Educational background       
 Primary school or below Ref    Ref   
 Secondary school 0.86 0.56–1.72 0.62 0.77 0.58–2.11 0.56
 High school 1.32 0.79–1.91 0.01 1.72 1.34–2.87 < 0.00
 University or above 1.67 0.87–2.74 0.64 2.35 1.25–3.36 < 0.00
Employment status       
 Unemployed Ref    Ref   
 Retired 2.66 1.62–3.52 < 0.00 1.42 0.51–2.57 0.35
 Employed 1.32 0.43–2.67 0.42 3.31 0.68–5.27 < 0.00
Monthly family income       
 ≤ ¥6000 Ref    Ref   
 > ¥6000 1.14 0.33–1.87 0.02 2.43 0.54–3.87 < 0.00
Health insurance       
 No Ref    Ref   
 Yes 1.22 0.77–2.13 0.65 1.67 0.63–2.53 0.01
  1. OR odds ratio, 95% C.I. 95% confidence interval of OR