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Table 8 Multivariate logistic regression of factors associated with help seeking behavior for depression among cardiovascular patient with current depression JUTH, Jimma Southwest Ethiopia 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) AOR (95% CI)
yes No
Occupation
 Unemployed 10 (18.2%) 45 (81.8%) Ref Ref
 Employed 7 (38.9%) 11 (61.1%) 2.86 (0.89–9.22) 2.07 (0.39–10.87)
 Farmer 41 (42.7%) 55 (57.3%) 3.35 (1.51–7.43) 4.24 (1.30–13.78)
 Othersa 7 (26.9%) 19 (73.1%) 1.66 (0.55–5.00) 0.40 (0.08–1.96)
Educational level
 Illiterate 35 (32.7%) 72 (67.3%) 2.52 (0.84–7.53) 2.52 (0.84–7.53)
 Read and write only 11 (23.9%) 35 (76.1%) Ref Ref
 Formal education 19 (45.2%) 23 (54.8%) 7.59 (2.13–27.11) 7.59 (2.13–27.11)
MI in the family
 Yes 28 (65.1%) 15 (34.9%) 5.8 (2.8–12.02) 7.33 (2.72–19.8)
 No 37 (24.3%) 115 (75.7) Ref Ref
Awareness of MI service in this hospital
 Yes 43 (39.4%) 66 (60.6%) 1.89 (1.02–3.51) 3.15 (1.3–7.69)
 No 22 (25.6%) 64 (74.4%) Ref Ref
Suicidal ideation
 Yes 19 (51.4%) 18 (48.6%) 2.57 (1.23–5.33 4.0 (1.33–12.03)
 No 46 (29.1%) 112 (70.9% Ref) Ref
Distress felt by patients
 No difficulty 18 (25.0%) 54 (75.0%) Ref Ref
 Somewhat difficult 20 (29.0%) 49 (71.0%) 1.22 (0.58–2.58) 1.45 (0.55–3.85)
 Very difficult 21 (48.8%) 22 (51.2%) 2.86 (1.28–6.38) 4.98 (1.50–16.50)
 Extremely difficult 6 (54.5%) 5 (45.5%) 3.6 (0.98–13.22) 2.99 (0.36–24.90)
Previous consultation
 Yes 30 (66.7%) 15 (33.3%) Ref Ref
 No 35 (23.3%) 115 (76.7) 0.15 (0.07–0.32) 0.13 (0.04–0.34)
  1. Others a in occupation who are house wife, student, retire, house servant