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Table 3 Associations with any common mental disorder by health care setting

From: Common mental disorders among patients attending monk healers and primary health care centres in Thailand: a cross-sectional study

Variable Monk healer Health centre
COR AOR COR AOR
Age in years 0.98 (0.97, 0.99)** 0.98 (0.95, 0.99)* 1.02 (1.01, 1.04)** 1.00 (0.98, 1.01)
Sex
 Female 1 (Reference) 1 (Reference) 1 (Reference) 1 (Reference)
 Male 0.27 (0.18, 0.41)*** 0.53 (0.32, 0.88)* 0.31 (0.22, 0.44)*** 0.88 (0.54, 1.25)
Formal education
 Primary or less 1 (Reference) 1 (Reference) 1 (Reference) 1 (Reference)
 Secondary 1.56 (1.01, 2.41)* 1.26 (0.74, 2.14) 0.38 (0.23, 0.63)*** 0.37 (0.19, 0.70)**
 Post-secondary 1.31 (0.84, 2.03) 0.95 (0.55, 1.64) 0.33 (0.14, 0.79)* 0.24 (0.09, 0.67)**
Marital status
 Single/divorced/separated/widowed 1 (Reference) 1 (Reference) 1 (Reference) 1 (Reference)
 Married 0.48 (0.34, 0.69)*** 0.60 (0.40, 0.90)* 0.98 (0.62, 1.54) 1.29 (0.74. 2.25)
Employment status
 No 1 (Reference) 1 (Reference) 1 (Reference) 1 (Reference)
 Yes 0.63 (0.43, 0.92)* 0.68 (0.44, 1.04) 0.36 (0.24, 0.54)*** 0.51 (0.31, 0.85)**
In debt
 No/little 1 (Reference) 1 (Reference) 1 (Reference) 1 (Reference)
 High 1.33 (0.91, 1.93) 1.01 (0.66, 1.56) 3.81 (2.58, 5.63)*** 2.63 (1.63, 4.26)***
Social support
 Low 1 (Reference) 1 (Reference) 1 (Reference) 1 (Reference)
 Medium 0.43 (0.27, 0.67)*** 0.54 (0.33, 0.89)* 0.27 (0.17, 0.67)*** 0.24 (0.14, 0.42)***
 High 0.37 (0.23, 0.60)*** 0.52 (0.30, 0.88)* 0.56 (0.33, 0.94)* 0.54 (0.29, 1.03)
  1. COR rude odds ratio, AOR adjusted odds ratio
  2. ***P < 0.001, **P < 0.01, *P < 0.05