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Table 4 Multivariable logistic regression analysis of the relationship between patient demographic and disease characteristics and the existence of major depressive disorder

From: The psychological impact of inflammatory bowel disease as regards anxiety and depression: a single-center study

  Major depressive disorder OR (CI 95%) Test of significance
No (N = 46) Yes (N = 59)
Mean ± SD
N (%)
Mean ± SD
N (%)
Value p-value Sig.
Age 30.61 ± 8.72 35.19 ± 12.2   t = −2.152 0.034T S
Sex Female 21 (45.65%) 35 (59.32%) 0.58 (0.26–1.26) X2 = 1.941 0.164C NS
Male 25 (54.35%) 24 (40.68%)
Residency Urban 34 (73.91%) 43 (72.88%) 1.05 (0.44–2.53) X2 = 0.014 0.906C NS
Rural 12 (26.09%) 16 (27.12%)
Marital status Single 26 (56.52%) 27 (45.76%) Ref.   0.565F NS
Married 19 (41.3%) 29 (49.15%) 1.5 (0.68–3.32)
Divorced 1 (2.17%) 3 (5.08%) 2.53 (0.24–26.6)
IBD UC 37 (80.43%) 45 (76.27%) 1.28 (0.5–3.29) X2 = 0.262 0.609C NS
Crohn’s 9 (19.57%) 14 (23.73%)
Mayo Score UC (N = 37, 45) 8.03 ± 2.48 8.69 ± 2.64   t = − 1.162 0.249T NS
CDAI (N = 9, 14) 238.93 ± 78.56 238.79 ± 52.62   t = 0.005 0.996T NS
  1. TStudent t-test of significance; t, Student t-test value
  2. CChi-square test of significance; X2, chi-square test value
  3. FMonte-Carlo Fisher’s exact test of significance