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Table 5 Distribution of help seeking behavior for depressive disorders in related to illness related factors of CVD patients JUTH, Jimma South west Ethiopia, 2014

From: Help-seeking behaviour for depressive disorders among adult cardiovascular outpatient cardiac clinic Jimma University Teaching Hospital, Jimma, South-West Ethiopia: crosssectional study

Factors Help seeking COR (95%CI) p-value
Yes No
History of suicidal attempt
 Yes 8 (42.1%) 11 (57.9%) Ref  
 No 57 (32.4%) 119 (67.6%) 0.66 (0.25–1.73) 0.34
Suicidal ideation
 Yes 19 (51.4%) 18 (48.6%) 2.57 (1.24–5.33)  
 No 46 (29.1%) 112 (70.9%) Ref 0.01
Co morbidity medical illness other than heart disease
 Yes 31 (31.9%) 66 (68.1%) Ref  
 No 34 (34.7%) 64 (65.3%) 1.13 (0.62–2.05) 0.68
Duration of CVD illness
 < 1 year 12 (27.9%) 31 (72.1%) 0.57 (0.24–1.35) 0.20
 1–3 years 21 (40.4%) 31 (59.4%) Ref  
 3–5 years 16 (39.0%) 25 (61.0%) 0.94 (0.41–2.18) 0.89
 5–7 years 9 (32.1%) 19 (67.9%) 0.47 (0.26–1.84) 0.47
 > 7 years 7 (22.6%) 24 (77.4%) 0.43 (0.16–1.18) 0.10
Severity of depression
 Mild 29 (27.9%) 75 (72.1%) Ref  
 Moderate 25 (36.8%) 43 (63.2%) 1.50 (0.78–2.89) 0.22
 Sever 11 (47.8%) 12 (52.2%) 0.06 (2.37–0.94) 0.06
Functionality impairment
 No difficulty 18 (25.0%) 54 (75.0%) Ref  
 Somewhat difficult 20 (29.0%) 49 (71.0%) 1.22 (0.58–2.58) 0.6
 Very difficult 21 (48.8%) 22 (51.2%) 2.86 (1.28–6.38) 0.01
 Extremely difficult 6 (54.5%) 5 (45.5%) 3.6 (0.98–13.22) 0.05
Previous consultation
 Yes 30 (66.7%) 15 (33.3%) Ref  
 No 35 (23.3%) 115 (76.7%) 0.15 (0.07–0.32) 0.001