Table 3

Odds Ratios for major outcome variables across sexes

Disorders

n for females

n for males

OR (95% CI)

χ2

p-value


Any psychiatric disorders

398

801

0.98 (0.70–1.36)

0.02

0.881

Schizophrenia

17

44

1.30 (0.71–2.39)

0.79

0.373

Other psychotic disorders or psychosis NOS

15

40

1.33 (0.71–2.56)

0.88

0.347

Somatoform, anxiety and neurotic disorders

33

83

1.27 (0.85–1.97)

1.24

0.265

Bipolar disorders

26

43

0.81 (0.48–1.38)

0.68

0.409

Organic disorders

6

15

1.24 (0.45–3.60)

0.20

0.656

Adjustment disorders

31

64

1.02 (0.64–1.64)

0.01

0.917

Disorders more likely if male

Alcohol problems

73

272

2.19 (1.63–2.95)

29.57

0.000

Other substances problems

32

122

2.02 (1.32–3.10)

11.89

0.001

Any substances problems

110

436

3.58 (2.78–4.61)

110.18

0.000

Personality disorders

41

153

2.01 (1.38–2.95)

14.60

0.000

Childhood disorders

13

117

4.95 (2.69–9.31)

34.57

0.000

Disorders more likely if female

Depressive disorders

199

268

0.53 (0.42–0.68)

28.56

0.000

Any affective disorders

272

454

0.66 (0.53–0.83)

12.91

0.000

Other disorders

16

12

0.36 (0.16–0.82)

7.44

0.006


Arsenault-Lapierre et al. BMC Psychiatry 2004 4:37   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-4-37

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