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Table 2 Logistic regression model of socio-demographic factors significantly associated with chronic pain after removal of Marital Status

From: The epidemiology of chronic pain in Libya: a cross-sectional telephone survey

  N (%)
*Reference group
Adjusted OR (95 % CI) P
Gender
 Male 550 (45 · 4)*   
 Female 662 (54 · 6) 1 · 9 (1 · 3–2 · 6) < 0 · 001
Age (years)
 <30 431 (35 · 6)*   
 31–40 373 (30 · 8) 0 · 9 (0 · 6–1 · 5) 0 · 784
 41–50 183 (15 · 1) 3 · 4 (2 · 1–5 · 3) < 0 · 001
 51–60 149 (12 · 3) 5 · 5 (3 · 4–8 · 5) < 0 · 001
 61–70 61 (5 · 0) 2 · 4 (1 · 2–5 · 0) 0 · 017
 >71 15 (1 · 2) 34 · 0 (8 · 4–138 · 4) < 0 · 001
Employment status
 Employed full-time 296 (24 · 4)*   
 Employed part-time 322 (26 · 6) 1 · 2 (0 · 7–1 · 9) 0 · 491
 Retired 78 (6 · 4) 1 · 1 (0 · 6–2 · 3) 0 · 578
 Not employed 317 (26 · 2) 2 · 3 (1 · 4–3 · 5) 0 · 002
 Student 144 (11 · 9) 2 · 0 (1 · 3–3 · 1) 0 · 788
 Temporary out of work 55 (4 · 6) 0 · 2 (0 · 0–1 · 0) 0 · 053
 Total 1212   
  1. *Reference group