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Table 4 Bivariate logistic regression analyses of caregiver characteristics

From: Prevalence and factors associated with major depressive disorder in children and adolescents at the Uganda Cancer Institute

Caregiver characteristic Depression (N = 91)
n (%)
No depression (N = 261)
n (%)
OR (95% CI) P Value
Marital status
 Single 4(4.4) 26(10) 1  
 Married/cohabiting 66(72.5) 189(72.4) 2.26(0.75–6.78) 0.13
 Divorced/separated 8(8.8) 25((9.6) 2.08(0.54–7.97) 0.27
 Widowed 13(14.3) 21(8) 4.44(1.16–17.01) 0.01
Income
  < 75,000shs 32(35.2) 71(27.2) 1  
 75,000-300,000 42(46.2) 131(50.2) 0.71(0.41–1.22) 0.21
 300,000-500,000 11(12.1) 51(19.5) 0.47(0.21–1.04) 0.06
  > 500,000 4(4.4) 4(1.5) 2.21(0.51–9.57) 0.27
Gender
 Male 26(28.6) 83(31.8) 0.85(0.50–1.45) 0.56
 Female 65(71.4) 178(68.2) 1  
Employment
 Yes 70(76.9) 217(83.1) 0.65(0.37–1.21) 0.18
 No 21(23.1) 44(16.9) 1  
Number of caregiver’s children
 0 3(3.3) 23(8.8) 1  
 1–3 23(25.3) 73(28) 2.4(0.65–8.92) 0.17
 4–6 36(39.6) 96(36.8) 2.87(0.80–10.32) 0.09
  > 6 29(31.9) 69(26.4) 3.22(0.87–11.85) 0.06
Relationship with patient
 Parent 46(50.4) 157(60.2) 1  
 Relative 12(13.2) 30(11.5) 1.36(0.64–2.88) 0.43
 Sibling 7(7.7) 19(7.3) 1.25(0.49–3.18) 0.62
 Self (no caregiver) 23(25.3) 54(20.7) 1.45(0.80–2.62) 0.21
 Other (friend/caretaker) 3(3.3) 1(0.4) 10.23(1.0–104.8) 0.01
  1. OR Odds ratio, CI Confidence interval, N Population size, n Sample size, < Less than, % Percent