Journal of Diabetes Research / 2020 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Depression and Its Predictors among Diabetes Mellitus Patients Attending Treatment in Hawassa University Comprehensive Specialized Hospital, Southern Ethiopia

Table 2

Binary logistic regression model for clinical factors as predictors of depression among DM patient in HUCSH, southern Ethiopia, 2016 ().

DepressionCOR, 95% CI
(%) (%)

1Disease- and medication-related predictors
DM type
 Type I47 (68.1%)22 (31.9%)1
 Type II105 (55.0%)86 (45.0%)1.75 (0.97, 3.12)
FBS
 FBS: ≤126 mg/dl105 (65.6%)55 (34.4%)1
 FBS: ≥127 mg/dl47 (47%)53 (53%)2.15 (1.29, 3.58)
Practice to monitor FBS
 Yes (1-4 days/week)27 (71.1%)11 (28.9%)1
 No (0 day/week)125 (56.3%)97 (43.7%)1.9 (0.9, 4.03)
Type of treatment
 Insulin47 (69.1%)21 (30.9%)1
 Oral medication96 (60.8%)62 (39.2%)1.44 (0.78, 2.64)
 Both9 (23.7)29 (76.3%)6.2 (2.47, 15.59)
DM duration
 5 years and below77 (56.2%)60 (43.8%)1
 Above 5 years75 (61%)48 (39%)0.82 (0.5, 1.34)
Comorbidity
 1 ≤ 167 (72.8%)25 (27.2%)1
 2 ≥ 285 (50.6%)83 (49.4%)2.61 (1.51, 4.53)
DM complication
 Yes47 (40.2%)70 (59.8%)4.1 (2.43, 6.94)
 No105 (73.4%)38 (26.6%)1
Medication
 Not adhered22 (28.6%)55 (71.4%)6.13 (3.4, 11.04)
 Adhered130 (71%)53 (29%)1
2Physical measurement
 Yes42 (33.9%)82 (66.1%)8.26 (4.68, 14.55)
 No110 (80.9%)26 (19.1%)1
BMI in kg/cm2
 Below 18.512 (57.1%)9 (42.9%)0.6 (0.22,1.66)
 18.5-24.9932 (65.3%)17 (34.7%)0.42 (0.19,0.94)
 25-29.9983 (61.9%)51 (38.1%)0.49 (0.26,0.93)
 30 and above25 (44.6%)31 (55.4%)1
Waist circumference
 ≤94 cm for male63 (75.9%)20 (24.1%)0.13 (0.06,0.28)
 ≤80 cm for female38 (60.3%)25 (39.7%)0.28 (0.13,0.59)
 >94 cm for male33 (61.1%)21 (38.9%)0.27 (0.12,0.59)
 >80 cm for female18 (30%)42 (70%)1

NB. 1: reference category.

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