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Table 4 Predictors of anxiety among Ebola survivors

From: Prevalence of anxiety, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder among Ebola survivors in northern Sierra Leone: a cross-sectional study

Characteristics Variables OR (95%CI) P-value Adjusted OR (95%CI) P-value
Age Group < 30 years 1 0.001 1 0.019
≥30 years 3.91(1.74–8.78) 3.04(1.20–7.70)
Number of emotional support None 1   
1–2 0.53(0.11–2.60) 0.437  
> 2 0.37(0.08–1.75) 0.210  
Effect of death of friend or relative Not affected 1   1  
Slightly affected 0.09(0.02–0.55) 0.009 0.04(0.01–0.32) 0.002
Badly affected 0.23(0.06–0.90) 0.035 0.12(0.03–0.58) 0.008
Not applicable 0.89(0.18–4.38) 0.885 0.51(0.09–3.03) 0.462
Past psychiatric history No 1 0.178  
Yes 2.54(0.66–9.87  
Alcohol intake before Ebola No 1 0.031 1  
Yes 2.10(1.07–4.11) 1.93(0.85–4.35) 0.115
Level of exercise after Ebola Remains the same 1   1  
Increased 1.20(0.35–4.14) 0.774 1.30(0.34–4.50) 0.700
Decreased 3.40(1.40–8.26) 0.007 3.60(1.33–9.72) 0.012
Knowledge of relative or friend death due to Ebola No 1 0.051
Yes 0.37(0.14–1.00)