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Table 6 Distribution of help seeking behavior for depression disorders in related to behavioral and psycho-social factors of CVD patients JUTH, Jimma December 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
Living condition
 With family 60 (34.5%) 114 (65.5%) Ref  
 Othersa 5 (23.8%) 16 (76.2%) 1.68 (0.59–4.80) 0.33
Social support
 Poor 23 (26.4%) 64 (73.6%) 2.45 (1.16–5.16) 0.019
 Moderate 20 (32.8%) 41 (67.2%) 1.80 (0.82–3.95) 0.14
 Strong 22 (46.8%) 25 (53.2%) Ref  
Information mental illness
 Yes 45 (38.8%) 71 (61.2%) Ref  
 No 20 (25.3%) 59 (74.7%) 1.87 (1.02–3.51) 0.051
Source of information about mental illness
 Neighborhood 22 (38.6%) 35 (61.4%) 0.88 (0.32–1.97) 0.75
 Religious leader 7 (41.2%) 10 (58.8%) 0.79 (0.25–2.47) 0.68
 Mass media 16 (35.6%) 29 (64.4) Ref  
 I did not hear information 20 (26.3%) 56 (73.7%) 1.54 (0.69–3.42) 0.28
Presence of mental illness in the family
 Yes 28 (65.1%) 15 (34.9%) Ref 0.001
 No 37 (24.3%) 115 (75.7%) 5.8 (2.8–12.02)
Availability of MI service in this hospital
 Yes 43 (39.4%) 66 (60.6%) Ref 0.04
 No 22 (25.6%) 64 (74.4%) 2.0 (1.02–3.52)
Believe of respondent about Case of MI
 Bad/evil sprit 6 (35.3%) 11 (64.7%) 1.10 (0.36–3.32) 0.87
 Stress 27 (31.4%) 59 (68.8%) 1.31 (0.68–2.52) 0.42
 Genetic predisposition 5 (25.0%) 15 (75.0%) 1.80 (0.58–5.51) 0.3
 More than one of the above 27 (37.5%) 45 (62.5%) Ref  
Life time cigarette use
 Yes 10 (47.6%) 11 (52.4%) 0.58 (0.20–1.27) 0.15
 No 55 (31.6%) 119 (68.4%) Ref
Current cigarette use
 No 60 (32.8%) 124 (67.2) Ref  
 Yes 5 (41.7%) 6 (58.3%) 0.58 (0.17–1.98) 0.38
Life time alcohol use
 Yes 9 (47.4%) 10 (52.6%) 0.52 (0.20–2.34) 0.48
 No 56 (31.8%) 120 (66.7%) Ref
Current alcohol use
 No 60 (32.8%) 123 (67.2%) Ref  
 Yes 5 (41.7%) 7 (58.3%) 0.68 (0.21–2.24) 0.53
Life time khat use
 Yes 24 (43.6%) 31 (56.4%) 0.54 (0.21–1.02) 0.05
 No 41 (29.3%) 99 (70.7%) Ref
Current khat use
 No 60 (33.1%) 121 (66.9%) Ref  
 Yes 5 (35.7%) 9 (64.3%) 0.89 (0.29–2.78) 0.85
  1. Othersa -living alone, live with relative and homeless