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Table 3 Shows results of bivariate analysis of factors associated with caseness

From: Naturalistic outcome of treatment of psychosis by traditional healers in Jinja and Iganga districts, Eastern Uganda – a 3- and 6 months follow up

  Three months follow up Six months follow up
Variable Cases N = 61% Non cases N = 40% X2 P value Crude OR (95%CI) Cases N = 49% Non cases N = 41% X2 P value Crude OR (95%CI)
Sex           
Male 50.81 65.00    0.44 55.10 36.59 2.38 0.120 2.13
Female 49.18 35 3.32 0.070 (0.18-1.06) 44.90 63.41    (0.84-5.45)
Marital status           
Married 45.90 67.50    0.40 53.06 41.46    1.60
Not Married 54.10 32.50 3.71 0.050 (0.16-1.01) 46.94 58.54 0.78 0.380 (0.64-4.02)
Employment           
Employed 47.54 62.50 1.61 0.200 0.54 51.02 43.90    1.33
Not Employed 52.46 37.50    (0.12-1.32) 49.98 56.10 0.21 0.640 (0.53-3.34)
Economic status           
Earning < $1 73.77 30.00    6.56 57.14 29.27    3.22
Earning > $1 26.23 70.00 17.09 <0.001 (2.49-17.66) 42.86 70.73 5.94 0.010 (1.23-8.58)
Being in debt 63.93 37.50    2.95 58.18 31.71    3.12
Not being in Debt 36.34 62.50 05.76 0.020 (1.20-7.37) 41.82 68.29 5.71 0.020 (1.20-8.22)
Age of onset           
Below 18 67.21 25.00    6.15 61.22 24.39 10.82 0.001 4.89
Above 18 32.79 75.00 15.57 <0.001 (2.32-16.70) 38.78 75.61    (1.79-13.65)
Duration of symptoms           
> 3 months 36.07 70.00    0.24 57.14 31.71 5.25 0.020 2.97
< 3 months 63.93 30.00 9.81 0.002 (0.09-0.06) 42.86 70.73    (1.15-7.78)
Number of episodes           
2 or more 60.66 37.50    2.57 63.27 39.02 4.33 0.030 2.69
First episode 39.34 62.50 4.30 0.030 (1.05-6.36) 36.73 60.98    (1.05-6.95)
Family history           
Positive 68.85 22.50 18.95 <0.001 7.61 59.18 29.27    3.50
Negative 31.15 77.50    (2.79-21.36) 40.82 70.73 6.89 0.008 (1.33-9.36)
co morbidity           
2 or more 62.30) 25.00    4.96 59.18 29.27    3.50
Only disorder 37.70 75.00 12.08 0.001 (1.89-13.28) 40.82 70.73 6.89 0.008 (1.33-9.36)
Severity(GAF)           
Mod-severe 65.57 32.50 9.31 0.002 (1.57-10.13) 51.02 29.27 3.51 0.060 (0.96-6.66)
Mild 34.43 67.50    3.96 48.98 70.73    2.52
Treatment:           
Both 68.85 97.50 10.75 0.001 0.06 77.55 12.20 35.64 <0.001 24.87
Only T/H or WM 31.15 2.50    ( 0.00-0.43) 22.45 87.80    (7.03-94.84)