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Table 8 Socio-demographic predictors of health service attendance for depression episodes, Ethiopia 2003

From: The prevalence of depression and associated factors in Ethiopia: findings from the National Health Survey

Variables Un adjusted OR (95%CI) p-value Fully adjusted OR (95%CI) p-value
Residence
 Rural 0.63 (0.34-1.19) 0.156 0.93 (0.45-1.91) 0.837
 Urban 1   1  
Sex
 Male 1   1  
 Female 0.89 (0.67-1.18) 0.442 0.71 ( 0.49-1.02) 0.063
Age group
 18-30 1   1  
 31-44 1.48 (1.05-2.08) 0.026 1.49 (0.99-2.19) 0.053
 45-54 0.98 (0.55-1.53) 0.743 0.80 (0.46-1.40) 0.440
 55-64 1.89 (1.19-2.99) 0.007 1.45 (0.86-2.47) 0.164
 65-74 1.50 (0.80-2.81) 0.202 0.99 (0.48-2.02) 0.973
 75+ 2.85 (1.43-5.69) 0.003 1.85 (0.85-3.99) 0.120
Marital status
 Never married 1   1  
 Currently married 0.53 (0.24-1.18) 0.121 0.64 (0.39-1.06) 0.081
 Separated 2.92 ( 1.35-6.34) 0.007 2.20 (0.95-5.19) 0.066
 Divorced 2.15 (1.18-3.89) 0.012 1.70 (0.85-3.43) 0.137
 Widowed 1.95 (1.16-3.28) 0.012 1.42 (0.71-2.85) 0.327
Educational status
 Illiterate 1   1  
 1-4 grade 0.98 (0.39-2.01) 0.777 0.71 (0.29-1.73) 0.452
 5- 8 grade 3.00 (1.69-5.64) 0.001 2.6 (1.23-5.43) 0.012
 9-12 grade 2.00 (1.73-6.01) 0.025 1.8 (1.45-6.12) 0.032
 Higher 0.98 (0.19-4.22) 0.882 0.76 (0.15-3.95) 0.745
Current job
 Employed 1   1  
 Unemployed 0.83 (0.62-1.10) 0.192 0.91 (0.65-1.29) 0.607
Income group
 ≤ 500 birr 0.73 (0.26-2.03) 0.551 0.69 (0.24-1.97) 0.689
 501-1999 birr 1.53 (0.50-4.63) 0.454 1.68 (0.54-5.21) 0.373
 ≥ 1000 birr 1   1