Physical impairment ¥ (AQoL-6D) Psychological impairment (AQoL-6D)
    % AOR (95%CI) % AOR (95%CI)
Lifetime diagnoses          
AD+AUD 49 34.2 1.00 52.6 1.00
AUD only 91 15.8 0.27 (0.09-0.77)* 17.1 0.21 (0.08-0.53)***
AD only 94 28.6 1.02 (0.39-2.65) 52.2 1.23 (0.51-3.00)
Age          
18-44 65 18.4 1.00 41.7 1.00
45-64 133 20.6 1.11 (0.42-2.93) 37.3 0.91 (0.40-2.10)
65+ 36 45.5 3.86 (1.13-13.17)* 33.3 1.15 (0.36-3.67)
Gender          
Male 106 30.3 1.00 30.3 1.00
Female 128 18.9 0.41 (0.18-0.97)* 44.7 1.07 (0.51-2.24)
Recent life events          
0-2 131 17.9 1.00 23.8 1.00
3+ 99 34.2 3.33 (1.48-7.49)** 56.6 4.14 (2.03-8.44)***
Any chronic illness          
No 122 14.9 1.00 37.6 1.00
Yes 112 34.4 2.41 (1.06-5.51)* 37.8 1.08 (0.52-2.27)
p< .05, ** p < .01, ***p < .001. ¥ -2LL = 169.44, χ2(7) =34.15, p < .001. € -2LL = 196.22, χ2(7) = 43.40, p < .001.AOR: Adjusted Odds Ratios; CI: Confidence Interval; AQoL- 6D: Assessment of Quality of Life 6D Impairment; AD: Affective disorder; AUD: Alcohol Use Disorder.
Table 3: Relationship between lifetime diagnoses of affective and alcohol use disorders and current quality of life forselected participants in the Australian Rural Mental Health Study (n=234).