Table 4

Results of fitting multiple logistic regression models for factors associated with depression in children
Factor Level Odds ratio (95% Confidence interval) Likelihood ratio test P-value
District Gulu 1 (Reference level) <0.0001*
Kaberamaido 0.19 (0.08; 0.47)
Lira 3.84 (2.06; 7.16)
Tororo 0.44 (0.18; 1.06)
Age group ≤ 5 1 (Reference level) 0.26
6–9 1.44 (0.55; 3.74)
10–13 2.09 (0.87; 5.01)
14–19 1.48 (0.57; 3.84)
Living arrangements Both Parents 1 (Reference level) <0.0001*
Mother Only 2.18 (1.20; 3.96)
Father Only 3.08 (1.14; 8.33)
With Grandparents 6.21 (3.17; 12.15)
Other 5.36 (2.51; 11.43)
Experience of domestic violence No 1 (Reference level) 0.038*
Yes 1.94 (1.05; 3.56)
Emotional distress (assessed by SDQ scores) Non case (SDQ < 16) 1 (Reference level) <0.0001*
Case (SDQ ≥ 16) 3.03 (1.83; 5.01)
Motor disorder syndromes No 1 (Reference level) 0.075
Yes 10.72 (1.00; 114.6)
Eating disorders No 1 (Reference level) 0.049*
Yes 12.94 (1.25; 133.4)
Behavioral disorders No 1 (Reference level) 0.027*
Yes 0.24 (0.06; 1.00)
Anxiety No 1 (Reference level) 0.047*
yes 1.67 (1.01; 2.76)
Suicidality No 1 (Reference level) <0.0001*
Yes 27.62 (13.86; 55.06)

Note: * Statistically significant association.

Kinyanda et al.

Kinyanda et al. BMC International Health and Human Rights 2013 13:19   doi:10.1186/1472-698X-13-19

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