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Table 2 Associationa between education and mental distress among 18–49-year-old citizens of Yangon Region, Myanmar

From: The prevalence of mental distress and the association with education: a cross-sectional study of 18-49-year-old citizens of Yangon Region, Myanmar

 MenWomen
ModelDescriptionCoef (95% CI)p-valueCoef (95% CI)p-value
1Crude−0.014 (−0.023, −0.006)0.002*−0.023 (−0.032, −0.014)0.000**
2Adjustedb−0.012 (−0.021, −0.004)0.005*−0.021 (−0.031, −0.011)0.000**
3aAdjusted with interaction termc, low age (18 years)0.007 (−0.003, 0.016)0.17  
3bAdjusted with interaction termc, high age (49 years)− 0.032 (− 0.04, − 0.02)0.000**  
  1. aLinear regression; bAdjusted for age, income, marital status; cAdjusted for age, income, marital status, interaction term (educ*age)
  2. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.001