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Table 3 The results of multivariate analysis of influencing factors of depression in participants with diabetes mellitus

From: Risk factors for depression in elderly diabetic patients and the effect of metformin on the condition

  OR 95.0% CI for OR P
Lower Upper
Kinds of hypoglycemic drugs 0.049
 No medication Ref    
 Metformin 0.567 0.323 0.997 0.049
 Other hypoglycemic drugs 1.063 0.592 1.907 0.839
BMI 0.023
 < 24 Ref    
 24~28 2.031 1.180 3.495 0.011
 ≥ 28 1.161 0.553 2.436 0.694
Physical ability and activity
 Good Ref    
 Poor 2.342 1.465 3.743 0.000
Number of additional illnesses 0.001
 0 Ref    
 1~2 1.378 0.832 2.284 0.213
 > 2 5.350 2.222 12.883 0.000
  1. Adjusted for kinds of hypoglycemic drugs, BMI, educational status, companion status, pension, sleep duration, physical ability and activity, tobacco use, alcohol use, number of additional illness. Only data with significantly difference was shown in the table
  2. P values are significant at α = 0.05
  3. Abbreviations: CI confidence interval, BMI Body Mass Index, OR Odds Ratio