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Table 1 Results of bivariate analyses of association between maternal characteristics and maternal CMD

From: Maternal common mental disorders and associated factors: a cross-sectional study in an urban slum area of Dhaka, Bangladesh

Characteristics Maternal CMD p value OR (95% CI)
No Yes
N (%) N (%)
Age of the mother in years
 <20a 17 (56.7) 13 (43.3) 0.043  
 20–24 54 (53.5) 47 (46.5) 1.14 (0.50–2.59)
 25–29 42 (63.6) 24 (36.4) 0.75 (0.31–1.80)
 30–34 21 (53.8) 18 (46.2) 1.12 (0.43–2.92)
 ≥35 8 (28.6) 20 (71.4) 3.27 (1.10–9.75)
Educational status of mother
 Illiteratea 31 (43.1) 41 (56.9) 0.015  
 Primary 55 (50.9) 53 (49.1) 0.73 (0.40–1.33)
 Class 6–8 35 (62.5) 21 (37.5) 0.45 (0.22–0.93)
 ≥Class 9 21 (75.0) 7 (25.0) 0.25 (0.10–0.67)
Occupation of mother
 Housewifea 128 (54.0) 109 (46.0) 0.831  
 Working 14 (51.9) 13 (48.1) 1.09 (0.49–2.42)
Nutrition of mother
 Normala 122 (58.9) 85 (41.1) 0.001  
 Underweight 20 (35.1) 37 (64.9) 2.66 (1.44–4.90)
  1. χ2 test
  2. aReference group