Skip to main content

Table 4 Relationship between socio-demographic characteristics and somatization disorder

From: Somatization disorder among adolescents in southeast Nigeria: a neglected issue

Socio-demographics Total (N) = 485 Bivariate analysis
χ2 (p value)
Multivariate analysis
AOR (95% CI)
Absence Presence
Freq (%) Freq (%)
Head
 Age categories (years)
  10–14 49 (76.6) 15 (23.4) 23.674 (0.000) 1
  15–19 185 (43.9) 236 (56.1)   4.2 (2.7–7.7)
 Sex
  Female 107(47.8) 117(52.2) 0.038(0.845) NA
  Male 127(48.7) 134(51.3)   
Body
 Age categories (years)
  10–14 49 (76.6) 15 (23.4) 27.764 (0.000) 1
  15–19 174 (41.3) 247 (58.7)   4.7 (2.5–8.6)
 Sex
  Female 97 (43.3) 127 (56.7) 1.200 (0.273) NA
  Male 126 (48.3) 135 (51.7)   
Head or body
 Age categories (years)
  10–14 45 (70.3) 19 (29.7) 33.807 (0.000) 1
  15–19 137 (32.5) 284 (67.5)   4.9 (2.8–8.8)
 Sex
  Female 79 (35.3) 145 (64.7) 0.905 (0.341) NA
  Male 103 (39.5) 158 (60.5)   
Head and body
 Age categories (years)
  10–14 53 (82.8) 11 (17.2) 20.475 (0.000) 1
  15–19 222 (52.7) 199 (47.3)   4.3 (2.2–8.5)
 Sex
  Female 125 (55.8) 99 (44.2) 0.137 (0.712) NA
  Male 150 (57.5) 111 (42.5)