Skip to main content

Table 5 Odds ratios and 95% confidence intervals for final multivariate model for Australian-born men and women

From: Mental health in immigrant men and women in Australia: the North West Adelaide health study

  Australian-born men Australian-born women
  Diagnosis Current depression Medication Consultation Diagnosis Current depression Medication Consultation
Age group         
20-34        2.90 (1.32-6.36)* 4.32 (1.12-16.62)*
35-44        1.59 (0.68-3.68) 4.81 (1.19-19.38)*
45-54        2.49 (1.09-5.69)* 5.12 (1.24-21.02)*
55-64        1.00 1.00
Marital status         
Married      1.00   1.00  
Never married      0.58 (0.36-0.93)*   0.46 (0.25-0.84)*  
Previously married      0.82 (0.47-1.43)   0.96 (0.50-1.84)  
Education         
Secondary    1.00 1.00   1.00   
Trade/cert/diploma    0.40 (0.22-0.73)* 0.42 (0.19-0.93)*   0.83 (0.55-1.26)   
Bachelor or higher    0.30 (0.12-0.72)* 1.49 (0.70-3.18)   0.40 (0.23-0.71)*   
Income         
Up to $20,000   2.62 (1.30-5.27)* 2.89 (1.08-7.70)* 1.23 (0.35-4.34) 2.73 (1.48-5.05)*   4.39 (2.12-9.09)*  
$20,001-40,000   2.32 (1.34-4.01)* 1.77 (0.84-3.73) 1.75 (0.58-5.25)* 1.55 (0.95-2.53)   1.89 (1.04-3.42)*  
$40,001-60,000   1.24 (0.70-2.18) 1.12 (0.53-2.39) 4.94 (1.99-12.27)* 1.03 (0.64-1.66)   0.87 (0.46-1.64)  
Over $60,000   1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00   1.00  
Employment         
Employed 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
Not in workforce 1.66 (0.95-2.91) 7.20 (3.12-16.59)* 0.93 (0.37-2.30) 7.20 (3.12-16.59)* 0.71 (0.45-1.10) 0.83 (0.53-1.29) 0.53 (0.29-0.95)* 1.05 (0.51-2.16)
Unemployed/other 2.22 (1.02-4.82)* 12.63 (3.76-42.51)* 4.00 (1.44-11.14)* 12.63 (3.76-42.51)* 3.86 (1.92-7.77)* 3.24 (1.72-6.10)* 3.90 (1.86-8.19)* 10.55 (5.38-20.68)*
General health         
Good/very good/excellent 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00   
Fair/poor 3.26 (2.06-5.18)* 3.31 (2.00-5.46)* 3.16 (1.71-5.82)* 3.64 (1.79-7.38)* 3.12 (1.97-4.93)* 12.26 (7.68-19.56)*   
  1. *p < 0.05; table includes only significant variables.