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Table 1 Bivariate logistic regression of depression

From: Depression, social support and associated factors among women living in rural China: a cross-sectional study

Participants’ characteristics Total number (1898) Depression  
No (1662) Yes (236) OR (95%CI)
Age     
 16-24* 143 (7.53%) 132 11 ----
 25-44 605 (31.9%) 544 61 1.35 (0.69-2.63)
 45-64 843 (44.4%) 716 127 2.13 (1.12-4.05)**
 65- 307 (16.2%) 270 37 1.64 (0.81-3.33)
Marital status     
 Single* 342 (18.0%) 292 50 ----
 Married 1556 (82.0%) 1370 186 0.79 (0.57-1.11)
Education     
 No school* 724 (38.2%) 622 102 ----
 Less than 6 years 706 (37.2%) 615 91 0.90 (0.67-1.22)
 7 to 9 years 324 (17.1%) 289 35 0.74 (0.49-1.11)
 10 years and above 144 (7.59%) 136 8 0.36 (0.17-0.75)**
Occupation***     
 Agriculture work* 1117 (58.9%) 971 146 ----
 Non-agriculture work 185 (9.75%) 169 16 0.63 (0.37-1.08)
 Homemakers/students 379 (20.0%) 342 37 0.72 (0.49-1.05)
 Unemployed 179 (9.43%) 144 35 1.62 (1.08-2.43)**
Perceived health status***     
 Very good* 287 (15.1%) 278 9 ----
 Good 389 (20.5%) 369 20 1.67 (0.75-3.73)
 Adequate 696 (36.7%) 619 77 3.84 (1.90-7.78)**
 Poor 525 (27.7%) 395 130 10.2 (5.09-20.3)**
Perceived household income     
 Affluent* 223 (11.8%) 209 14 ----
 Basic enough 981 (51.7%) 901 80 1.33 (0.74-2.39)
 Some difficulty 596 (31.4%) 491 105 3.19 (1.79-5.71)**
 Very difficult 73 (3.85%) 39 34 13.0 (6.40-26.5)**
Social support***     
 High* 531 (28.0%) 496 35 ----
 Medium 923 (48.6%) 823 100 1.72 (1.15-2.57)**
 Low 433 (22.8%) 333 100 4.26 (2.83-6.41)**
  1. *Reference group; **p <0.05; ***Participants who were not responsive were coded as missing data.