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Table 2 Relationship between some socio-demographic variables and psychological distress of the respondent

From: Psychological distress and associated factors among the attendees of traditional healing practices in Jinja and Iganga districts, Eastern Uganda: a cross-sectional study

Variable Distressed
(%)
Not distressed
(%)
P value OR (95%CI)
Married men (N = 70)     
More than 1 wife 23.0 78.0 0.001 0.20 [0.06–0.63]
Married women (N = 126)     
More than 1 co-wife 68.8 31.2 0.012 3.65 [1.38–10.98]
No of children (N = 263)     
> 4 76.9 23.1 < 0.001 3.00 [1.71–5.29]
Socioeconomic indicators     
Lack of food 90.3 9.7 0.001 2.25 [1.25–4.72]
Being in debt 84.3 15.7 0.002 2.52 [1.40–4.53]
Reasons for visiting T/H     
To get treatment and explanation 73.7 26.3 0.02 2.17 [1.33–3.34]
Kind of treatment     
Both traditional and modern 42.0 58.0 <0.001 0.28 [0.18–0.44]
Duration of symptoms     
More than six months 69.6 30.4 0.032 1.65 [1.04–2.62]