Journal of Environmental and Public Health / 2009 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Experienced Poor Lighting Contributes to the Seasonal Fluctuations in Weight and Appetite That Relate to the Metabolic Syndrome

Table 3

Determinants of major depressive disorder according the DSM-IV criteria.

Explanatory variableEstimateStandard errorOdds ratio95% confidence interval

Metabolic factor score0.300.0681.351.18 to 1.54
Mental factor score0.650.0631.911.69 to 2.16
Male sexreference
Female sex0.680.151.981.49 to 2.64
Living alonereference
Living with someone−0.530.120.590.46 to 0.75
Low social activity levelreference
Medium social activity level−0.560.150.570.43 to 0.76
High social activity level−0.570.150.570.42 to 0.76
Low GHQ-12 sum scorereference
High GHQ-12 sum score2. to 11.71
Low BDI sum scorereference
Medium BDI sum score1.430.164.193.05 to 5.74
High BDI sum score2.810.1616.6512.07 to 22.95

GHQ-12 = 12-item General Health Questionnaire; BDI = Beck Depression Inventory.

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