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Table 3 Multivariate logistic regression of factors associated with psychological morbidity among patients with hypertension who were on follow up at JUTH during April 2014 to September 2015

From: Psychological morbidity and substance use among patients with hypertension: a hospital-based cross-sectional survey from South West Ethiopia

Variables p value AOR 95% CI
Lower Upper
Gender
 Male   Reference   
 Female 0.89 1.04 0.56 1.93
Age 0.91 1.00 0.98 1.02
Marital status
 Single 0.001 4.72 1.83 12.20
 Married   Reference   
 Divorced/widowed 0.64 1.17 0.62 2.20
Educational status
 Illiterate   Reference   
 Read and write 0.02 0.46 0.24 0.89
 Primary school 0.70 0.87 0.44 1.74
 Secondary/tertiary school 0.60 0.83 0.42 1.65
Occupation
 Farmer 0.68 1.16 0.58 2.30
 Teacher 0.93 0.95 0.30 2.99
 Merchant 0.16 1.73 0.81 3.70
 Housewife 0.82 0.92 0.44 1.90
 Daily laborer   Reference   
 Others 0.51 0.73 0.28 1.87
Years lived with hypertension
 <3 years   Reference   
 3 to <5 years 0.23 1.47 0.78 2.75
 5 to <10 years 0.07 1.72 0.96 3.09
 10 years and more 0.76 1.14 0.56 2.24
Ever discontinuation of medication
 Yes 0.07 1.70 0.96 3.04
 No   Reference