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Table 4 Multivariate model of risk factors for major depressive disorder Disorder in the Wayo-Nero study population, Northern Uganda

From: Major depressive disorder seven years after the conflict in northern Uganda: burden, risk factors and impact on outcomes (The Wayo-Nero Study)

  Final model
  Odds ratio (95% CI) P-value
Sex (Baseline group – Male)    
Female 1.63 1.25-2.11 <0.001
Age-Group (Baseline group – 18-24)    
25-34 1.06 0.75-1.52 0.728
35-44 1.37 0.95-1.98 0.090
45+ 1.33 0.94-1.87 0.102
Self-reported HIV Status    
Negative/Don’t Know    
Positive 1.83 1.22-2.74 0.003
Social Support score High (Median and above)    
(Low - < median) 1.35 1.05-1.75 0.018
Life events stress index (Baseline group – 0)    
1-5 1.77 0.83-3.78 0.140
6-10 2.74 1.27-5.89 0.010
11-15 4.26 1.96-9.28 <0.001
16-48 6.63 2.80-15.66 <0.001
Negative life events (Baseline group: 0-5 events)    
6-9 events 1.61 1.05-2.44 0.027
10-18 events 1.60 0.91-2.82 0.099
Positive Coping Style index (Baseline –Low)    
Medium 0.28 0.21-0.39 <0.001
High 0.19 0.14-0.26 <0.001
Life-time attempted suicide    
Present 6.18 1.53-25.01 0.011
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)    
Present 1.90 1.37-2.65 <0.001
Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)    
Present 4.09 3.06-5.49 <0.001