Journal of Healthcare Engineering / 2019 / Article / Tab 2

Research Article

Frequency of Depression-Related Symptoms in Caregivers of Patients with Silicosis

Table 2

Predictors of depressive symptoms for the female caregivers.

VariablesOR95% confidence limits

Annual income (RMB yuan)
 >300011
 10001–300001.45(1.17, 2.08)0.005
 <100001.92(1.63, 3.41)0.008

Occupation
 Employed1
 Unemployed1.752(1.35, 2.01)0.032

Care duration (months)
 1–121
 12–481.12(1.05, 1.57)0.039
 >481.26(1.61, 2.43)0.027

Educational level
 Beyond junior high school1
 Under junior high school2.09(1.77, 3.53)0.039

OR: odds ratio, CI: confidence interval, demonstrates significance at the 0.05 level.

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