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Table 6 Odds ratios and 95% confidence intervals for final multivariate model for foreign-born men and women

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

  Foreign-born men Foreign-born women
  Diagnosis Current depression Medication Consultation Diagnosis Medication
Age group       
20-34     0.45 (0.08-2.53) -  
35-44 (20–34)     1.34 (0.30-5.84) 1.15 (0.47-2.85)  
45-54     0.12 (0.02-0.94)* 2.60 (1.18-5.74)*  
55-64     1.00 1.00  
Marital status       
Married 1.00 1.00 1.00    
Never married 4.87 (2.25-10.56)* 4.11 (1.59-10.65)* 3.93 (1.13-13.59)*    
Previously married 4.12 (1.70-9.98)* 1.67 (0.56-4.99) 6.47 (1.99-21.00)*    
Education       
Secondary     1.00 1.00  
Trade/cert/diploma     0.22 (0.06-0.83)* 0.40 (0.19-0.83)*  
Bachelor or higher     0.26 (0.05-1.40) 0.59 (0.22-1.60)  
Income       
Up to $20,000   2.30 (0.81-6.53)     2.08 (0.60-7.22)
$20,001-40,000   3.14 (1.20-8.22)*     0.17 (0.03-0.89)*
$40,001-60,000   0.96 (0.30-3.12)     0.74 (0.24-2.27)
Over $60,000   1.00     1.00
Employment       
Employed    1.00   1.00 1.00
Not in workforce    5.96 (1.47-24.07)*   0.64 (0.30-1.36) 0.44 (0.13-1.51)
Unemployed/other    8.50 (2.99-24.13)*   6.06 (1.37-26.77)* 8.21 (1.87-36.20)*
Living situation       
Lives with others     1.00   
Lives alone     9.78 (2.59-36.94)*   
General health       
Good/very good/excellent   1.00   1.00   
Fair/poor   3.55 (1.60-7.88)*   13.57 (4.06-45.29)*   
Length of stay       
< 20 years   0.23 (0.07-0.78)* 0.12 (0.02-0.91)* 4.94 (1.09-22.32)*   
≥20 years   1.00 1.00 1.00   
Background       
English-speaking 1.00 1.00     
Non-English speaking 7.46 (3.67-15.18)* 2.41 (1.14-5.10)*     
  1. *p < 0.05; table includes only significant variables; age-groups 20–34 and 35–44 combined for foreign-born women.