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Table 5 Logistic regression assessing personal demographics and family burden as predictors of mental health diagnosis (N = 1725)

From: Family burden, family health and personal mental health

  B Wald Chi-square Odds ratio 95% CI for odds ratio
     Lower Upper
Sex; female versus male (ref) .48 13.28*** 1.62 1.25 2.11
Age; 18–64 versus 65–98 years old (ref) 1.58 54.99*** 4.86 3.20 7.38
Marital status: Married / cohabitating (ref)   8.45**    
Marital status: Divorced / separated / widowed .38 5.22* 1.46 1.06 2.03
Marital status: Never married .44 5.35* 1.56 1.07 2.27
Education: 16 years or more (ref)   4.03    
Education:0--11 years .42 3.74* 1.53 .99 2.36
Education: 12 years .23 1.76 1.26 .90 1.78
Education: 13–15 years .15 .84 1.16 .84 1.61
HHinc; $0 to $59,082 V $59,083 to $200,000 (ref) .29 3.85* 1.33 1.00 1.77
Family burden; present versus absent (ref) .28 4.39* 1.32 1.02 1.70
  1. Key: HHinc Household income, Ref reference category; * = p < .05; ** = p < .01; *** = p < .001; V versus.