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Table 2 Analysis by logistic regression to evaluate the influence of demographic data in discourse

From: Influence of age and schooling in written discourse of healthy adults

Speech elementsORStandard errorpCI 95% (OR)
Scene description   
Males2.00.40.0011.3; 3.1
 Age range, 40–591.60.40.0521.0; 2.5
 Age range, 60–751.60.50.0820.9; 2.8
 Education level, 9–110.70.20.1660.4; 1.1
 Education level, ≥ 120.60.10.0180.3; 0.9
Scene narration   
 Males0.50.10.0020.3; 0.8
 Age range, 40–590.60.10.0330.4; 1.0
 Age range, 60–750.60.20.0590.3; 1.0
 Education level, 9–111.40.30.2030.8; 2.2
 Education level, ≥ 121.80.40.0181.1; 2.9
Discourse coherence   
 Males2.81.60.0700.9; 8.5
 Age range, 40–590.80.40.6800.3; 2.1
 Age range, 60–750.70.40.5260.2; 2.1
 Education level, 9–112.61.20.0401.0; 6.5
 Education level, ≥ 129.47.10.0032.1; 41.4
Discourse cohesion  
 Males0.70.30.4660.3; 1.7
 Age range, 40–590.70.30.4660.3; 1.7
 Age range, 60–750.90.50.9050.3; 3.0
 Education level, 9–112.91.30.0211.2; 7.1
 Education level, ≥ 1210.68.00.0022.4; 46.4
  1. Age in years, reference group, 19–39 years
  2. Education level in years, reference group 5–8 years