Table 3

Proportions and ORs with CIs for resilience according to health variables

ResilienceModerate resilienceHigh resilience
N%low%moderate%highOR (95% CI)OR (95% CI)
Perception of one’s own health*
 Regular/poor23857.732.59.8
 Good25239.742.517.81.9 (1.1 to 3.4)2.5 (1.1 to 5.8)
 Very good21127.537.435.12.5 (1.4 to 4.5)7.1 (3.1 to 16.2)
Smoking habits
 Never smoked49136.939.323.8
 Former smoker or current smoker5143.137.319.60.8 (0.4 to 1.5)0.7 (0.3 to 1.5)
CAGE†*
 No4523540.924.1
 Yes905030200.5 (0.3 to 0.9)0.6 (0.3 to 1.0)
Use of medications‡*
 Never used46334.340.625.1
 Used in the past7955.730.413.90.5 (0.3 to 0.8)0.3 (0.2 to 0.7)
Use of illegal drugs§
 Never used37936.240.123.7
 Used in the past14740.138.121.80.9 (0.6 to 1.3)0.8 (0.5 to 1.4)
  • reference category: low resilience.

  • *p Value <0.2.

  • †CAGE questionnaire with the purpose of identifying disorders caused by alcohol abuse, rendered positive by two affirmative answers.

  • ‡Prescription drugs: used of habit-forming medications.

  • §Illegal drugs: marijuana, cocaine and crack.