Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 5 Correlates of depression with socio-demographic characteristics, displacement characteristics and exposure to traumatic event among Somali refugee at Melkadida camp, Southeast Ethiopia, 2014 (n = 831)

From: Prevalence of depression and associated factors among Somali refugee at melkadida camp, southeast Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Variables Depression Crude OR 95 % CI AOR (95 % CI)
Yes No
Sex     
Male 101 282 1 1
Female 187 261 2.0 (1.490, 2.686) 2.4 (1.748,3.363)b
Marital     
Married 146 316 1 1
Single 43 89 1.1 (.692, 1.581) 1.5 (.920, 2.290)
Divorced 50 50 2.2 (1.396, 3.355) 2.1 (1.313,3.423)a
Widowed 30 36 1.8 (1.069, 3.042) 1.6 (.933, 2.898)
Separated 19 52 .8 (.451, 1.386) .8(.438, 1.462)
Displacement characteristics     
Never displaced previously 116 254 1 1
displaced as refugee 100 143 1.5 (1.093,2.145) 1.6 (1.069,2.278)a
Previously displaced as IDP 31 48 1.4 (.856,2.337) 1.2 (.687,2.138)
Previously displaced as both 12 36 .7 (.366, 1.454) .9 (0.46,2.053)
Displaced more than once 29 62 1.0 (.626, 1.676) .8 (.433,1.302)
Murder of family/friend     
Yes 175 200 2.7 (1.975,3.556) 2.8(1.631,3.172)a
No 111 339 1 1
Lack of housing or shelter     
Yes 193 300 1.7(1.221,2.217) 1.5 (1.05,2.07)a
No 95 243 1 1
Cumulative traumatic event     
0–3 61 169 1 1
4–7 90 251 .9 (.680, 1.451) .7 (.179, 1.104)
8–11 107 100 2.9 (1.987, 4.423) 1.9 (1.245,3.176)b
12–16 30 23 3.6 (1.950, 6.698) 2.3 (1.131,4.585)a
  1. Abbreviations: CI, confidence interval; COR Crude odds ratio, AOR adjusted odd ratio
  2. a Statistically significant variables (P < 0.01)
  3. b Statistically significant (P < 0.05)