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Table 2 Multivariate analysis of factors associated with depression

From: Prevalence of depression among people with type 2 diabetes mellitus: a cross sectional study in Palestine

Variables   β S.E. Wald p-value Odds ratio with 95% CI
Gender Female      Reference
Male -0.04 0.31 0.02 0.898 0.96 (0.52-1.77)
Education Illiterate   Reference
Elementary -0.33 0.31 1.15 0.284 0.72 (0.39- 0.32)
High school -0.85 0.45 3.61 0.057 0.43 (0.18- 1.03)
College -1.42 0.52 7.57 0.006 0.24 (0.09-0.66)
Occupation Yes      Reference
No 1.02 0.42 6.05 0.014 2.78 (1.23-6.27)
Additional illness ≤ 1      Reference
≥ 2 0.59 0.28 4.55 0.033 1.81 (1.05-3.11)
BMI < 25      Reference
25 - < 30 0.50 0.52 0.92 0.336 1.65 (0.60-4.58)
≥ 30 0.86 0.50 3.00 0.083 2.36 (0.90-6.23)
Medication adherence score < 6      Reference
≥ 6 -1.17 0.27 14.17 0.001 0.31 (0.18- 0.53)
  1. Abbreviations: CI confidence interval, β coefficient of predictor variables, BMI Body Mass Index, MMAS-8 Morisky Medication Adherence Scale–8 items, OR Odds Ratio.