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Table 2 Adjusted Odds of Response to the Open-Ended Question by Characteristics of Millennium Cohort Study Participants

From: Application of latent semantic analysis for open-ended responses in a large, epidemiologic study

  Adjusted Odds of Response to Open-Ended Questiona
  Panel 1 Baseline
n = 74,664
Panel 1 Follow-up
n= 54,250
Panel 2 Baseline
n= 29,902
Characteristic AOR 95% CI AOR 95% CI AOR 95% CI
Sex       
   Male ref   ref   ref  
   Female 1.07* 1.02, 1.12 1.09* 1.03, 1.16 1.00 0.92, 1.07
Birth year       
   Before 1960 1.00   1.00   1.00  
   1960-1969 0.83* 0.79, 0.87 0.81* 0.76, 0.86 0.78 0.53, 1.15
   1970-1979 0.65* 0.61, 0.96 0.71* 0.67, 0.76 0.64* 0.44, 0.93
   1980 or later 0.52* 0.47, 0.58 0.57* 0.50, 0.65 0.49* 0.34, 0.71
Education       
   High school or less ref   ref   ref  
   Some college 1.03 0.98, 1.09 1.09* 1.02, 1.16 1.33* 1.11, 1.59
   Bachelor's degree 1.07 0.99, 1.15 1.13* 1.05, 1.22 1.17* 1.00, 1.37
   Advanced degree 1.07 0.97, 1.18 1.17* 1.06, 1.29 1.15 0.88, 1.50
Marital status       
   Married ref   ref   ref  
   Not married 1.09* 1.04, 1.14 1.06* 1.01, 1.12 1.06 0.98, 1.14
Race/ethnicity       
   White non-Hispanic ref   ref   ref  
   Black non-Hispanic 0.71* 0.67, 0.75 0.82* 0.76, 0.88 0.80* 0.72, 0.90
   Other 0.95* 0.90, 1.00 1.07* 1.00, 1.14 0.99 0.90, 1.08
2001-2007 deploymentb       
   No ref   ref   ref  
   Yes 0.88* 0.84, 0.91 1.13* 1.08, 1.19 1.10* 1.02, 1.18
Military rank       
   Enlisted ref   ref   ref  
   Officer 1.07 0.99, 1.15 1.05 0.97, 1.14 1.06 0.88, 1.27
Service component       
   Reserve/Guard ref   ref   ref  
   Active duty 1.50* 1.44, 1.57 1.14* 1.09, 1.20 1.32* 1.22, 1.43
Branch of service       
   Air Force ref   ref   ref  
   Army 1.30* 1.24, 1.38 1.43* 1.35, 1.52 1.72* 1.57, 1.88
   Navy/Coast Guard 1.26* 1.18, 1.34 1.35* 1.26, 1.45 1.39* 1.24, 1.55
   Marine Corps 1.42* 1.30, 1.56 1.56* 1.38, 1.76 1.82* 1.59, 2.08
Occupational category       
   Others ref   ref   ref  
   Health care specialists 0.90* 0.84, 0.96 1.00 0.93, 1.08 0.76* 0.67, 0.86
   Combat specialists 1.07* 1.02, 1.13 1.08* 1.02, 1.15 1.18* 1.07, 1.29
General healthc       
   Very good/excellent ref   ref   ref  
   Good 1.55* 1.49, 1.61 1.47* 1.39, 1.54 1.60* 1.48, 1.72
   Fair/poor 2.66* 2.50, 2.84 2.79* 2.59, 3.00 3.08* 2.79, 3.41
  1. *Indicates statistical significance at the α = 0.05 level, with a 95% confidence interval that excluded 1.00.
  2. a Includes participants who had a meaningful response to the open-ended question, "Do you have any concerns that are not covered in this survey that you would like to share? A separated logistic regression model was run for panel 1 baseline, panel 1 follow-up, and panel 2 baseline populations.
  3. bAny deployment in support of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan September 2001-October 2007.
  4. c Self-reported general health from the question, "In general, would you say your health is excellent, very good, good, fair, or poor?"