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Table 3 Results of univariate analyses of association between child 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 (%)
Sex of the child
 Malea 69 (56.6) 53 (43.4) 0.403  
 Female 73 (51.4) 69 (48.6) 1.23 (0.76–2.00)
Age of the child in months
 <6a 17 (68.0) 8 (32.0) 0.526  
 6–11 5 (41.7) 7 (58.3) 2.98 (0.72–12.34)
 12–23 37 (54.4) 31 (45.6) 1.78 (0.68–4.68)
 24–35 45 (54.2) 38 (45.8) 1.79 (0.70–4.62)
 ≥36 38 (50.0) 38 (50.0) 2.13 (0.82–5.51)
Child illness
 Diarrhoea
  Noa 35 (49.3) 36 (50.7) 0.068  
  Yes 22 (33.8) 43 (66.2)   1.90 (0.95–3.80)
 ARI
  Noa 52 (42.6) 70 (57.4) 0.410  
  Yes 4 (30.8) 9 (69.2)   1.67 (0.49–5.73)
Child nutrition
 HAZ
  Normala 86 (58.5) 61 (41.5) 0.086  
  Stunting 56 (47.9) 122 (46.2)   1.54 (0.94–2.51)
 WHZ
  Normala 125 (57.9) 91 (42.1) 0.005  
  Wasting 17 (35.4) 31 (64.6)   2.51 (1.31–4.80)
 WAZ
  Normala 108 (61.7) 67 (38.3) <0.001  
  Underweight 34 (38.2) 55 (61.8)   2.61 (1.54–4.41)
  1. χ2 test
  2. aReference group