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Table 4 Prediction of future dissatisfaction (LS 12–20*) according to baseline dissatisfaction. Risk (OR with 95%CI) for the dissatisfied (LS 12–20) compared to the satisfied (LS 4–6) at baseline.

From: The stability of life satisfaction in a 15-year follow-up of adult Finns healthy at baseline

   COMPARISON OF LS SCORES BETWEEN
   1975 & 1981 1975 & 1990
Subjects (n) OR (95 % CI) OR (95 % CI)
All † 9679 10.42 (8.28 – 13.10) 5.56 (4.55 – 6.80)
   Adjusted ‡ 9283 9.79 (7.68 – 12.47) 5.23 (4.24 – 6.46)
Men † 4466 14.81 (10.19 – 21.51) 6.11 (4.47 – 8.35)
   Adjusted ‡ 4298 12.86 (8.74 – 18.91) 5.62 (4.05 – 7.80)
Women † 5213 7.93 (5.89 – 10.68) 5.29 (4.06 – 6.90)
   Adjusted ‡ 4985 7.94 (5.78 – 10.92) 4.98 (3.78 – 6.56)
  1. * Risk of future dissatisfaction : LS 12–20 vs. LS 4–12
  2. † Adjusted for age
  3. ‡ Adjusted simultaneously for age, sex, marital status, social class, alcohol consumption, current smoking and physical activity (cf. method section).