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Table 5 Predictors of depression 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 0.001
≥30 years 9.70(3.24–29.06) 8.51(2.68–27.01)
Number of emotional support None 1   
1–2 1.06(0.22–5.10) 0.942  
> 2 0.50(0.11–2.33 0.378  
Number of sequelae experienced None 1   
1–2 1.81(0.64–5.10) 0.260  
> 2 0.69(0.28–1.70) 0.419  
Alcohol intake before Ebola No 1 0.003 1  
Yes 2.58(1.38–4.82) 0.10(0.24–4.21) 0.998
Alcohol intake after Ebola Increased 1.52(0.47–4.97) 0.489 2.68(0.47–15.18) 0.265
Decreased 2.76(1.22–2.64) 0.015 1.63(0.36–7.43) 0.531
same 2.85(1.13–7.20) 0.027 1.67(0.32–8.83) 0.546
Not drinking 1   1 1
Level of exercise after Ebola Remains the same 1   1  
Increased 1.00(0.40–2.51) 1.00 0.84(0.29–2.43) 0.747
Decreased 2.78(1.41–5.50) 0.003 2.63(1.25–5.54) 0.011