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Table 1 Socio-demographic correlates of Major Depressive Disorder

From: Prevalence and risk factors of major depressive disorder in HIV/AIDS as seen in semi-urban Entebbe district, Uganda

  Number in study (N,%) Major depressive disorder (n,%) Unadjusted OR
(95% CI)
Adjusted OR§
(95% CI)
Sex    P = 0.032 P = 0.077
   Male 169 (27.3) 7 (4.1) 1 1
   Female 449 (72.7) 43 (9.6) 2.45 (1.08-5.56) 2.04 (0.88-4.75)
Age (years)    P = 0.106 P = 0.018
   19-24 58 (9.4) 2 (3.4) 1 1
   25-34 238 (38.6) 31 (13.0) 4.19 (0.97-18.06) 4.28 (0.99-18.46)
   35-44 217 (35.1) 12 (5.5) 1.64 (0.36-7.54) 1.93 (0.42-8.96)
   45+ 103 (16.7) 5 (4.9) 1.43 (0.27-7.61) 1.69 (0.31-9.08)
Marital status    P = 0.848 P = 0.936
   Currently married/cohabiting 275 (48.5) 23 (46.0) 1 1
   Widowed 75 (13.2) 8 (16.0) 1.28 (0.55-2.97) 1.30 (0.52-3.24)
   Separated/Divorced 132 (23.3) 11 (22.0) 0.99 (0.47-2.11) 0.91 (0.42-1.95)
   Single 85 (15.0) 8 (16.0) 1.13 (0.49-2.61) 1.04 (0.44-2.46)
Education level    P = 0.839 P = 0.545
   No education 65 (10.5) 7 (10.8) 1 1
   Primary only 289 (46.8) 19 (6.6) 0.58 (0.23-1.45) 0.61 (0.24-1.55)
   Secondary/above 264 (42.7) 24 (10.9) 0.83 (0.34-2.02) 0.98 (0.40-2.43)
Religion    P = 0.494 P = 0.250
   Christians 535 (86.9) 45 (8.4) 1 1
   Moslems 81 (13.1) 5 (6.2) 0.72 (0.30-1.87) 0.57 (0.21-1.49)
Employment Status    P = 0.460 P = 0.171
   Farmer/Fisherman 97 (15.7) 10 (10.3) 1 1
   Professional/clerical 43 (7.0) 2 (4.7) 0.42 (0.09-2.03) 0.37 (0.08-1.83)
   Tradesperson/artisan/transport worker 262 (42.4) 21 (8.0) 0.76 (0.34-1.67) 0.53 (0.23-1.22)
   Unemployed/house Wife 131 (21.2) 13 (9.9) 0.96 (0.40-2.29) 0.62 (0.24-1.59)
   Others (including students) 84 (13.6) 4 (4.8) 0.43 (0.13-1.44) 0.35 (0.10-1.19)
  1. §Adjusted for sex and age