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Table 3 Associations of psychological distress among contacts/survivors of Ebola Virus Disease and relations, Lagos, Nigeria, 2014 (n = 117)

From: An evaluation of psychological distress and social support of survivors and contacts of Ebola virus disease infection and their relatives in Lagos, Nigeria: a cross sectional study − 2014

  Yes No OR (95 % CI) p
Feeling unhappy/depressed n % N %   
Lost relation to EVD outbreak 6 66.7 3 33.3 6.0 (1.3–24.4) <0.01*
Been a health worker 8 17.8 37 82.2 0.4 (0.2–0.9) 0.03
Contacts 25 26.9 68 73.1 0.6 (0.2–1.6) 0.31
Relations 7 35.0 13 65.0 1.4 (0.5–3.9) 0.52
Not been able to concentrate       
Having no tertiary education 8 20.0 32 80.0 0.3 (0.1–0.7) <0.01
Lost relation to EVD outbreak 7 77.8 2 22.2 6.5 (1.3–32.6) <0.00*
Survivor 0 0 4 100.0 - 0.02*
Contacts 33 35.5 60 64.5 0.6 (0.2–1.4)  
Not feeling reasonable happy       
Living in Eti-osa 17 29.8 40 70.2 3.2 (1.2–8.5) 0.01
Lost relation to EVD outbreak 5 55.6 4 44.4 5.9 (1.2–29.4) 0.01*
Felt not playing useful part in things       
Been female 6 7.7 72 92.3 0.3 (0.1–0.8) 0.02
Not easily getting help from neighbors 6 26.1 17 73.9 3.3 (1.0–12.2) 0.03
Felt constantly under strain       
Living in Eti-osa 23 40.4 34 59.6 3.4 (1.4–8.0) <0.01
Been able to make decisions       
Not easily getting help from neighbors 5 19.2 21 80.8 5.2 (1.1–25.7) 0.01
Losing confidence in self       
Little or no concern shown by people in your activities 3 37.5 5 62.5 10.3 (1.5–70.8) <0.01*
  1. *Fisher’s exact test