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Table 3 Generalized linear models for factors associated with minimal to mild compared with severe depression and for factors associated with minimal to mild compared with moderate depression among PWT

From: Depression symptoms and associated factors among thalassemia patients in the Palestinian Territories: a cross-sectional study

Minimal to mild compared with severe depression among PWT Minimal to mild compared with moderate depression among PWT
  V B SE Chi 95%CI P B SE Chi 95%CI P
Lower Upper Lower Upper
Gender Male 0.345 0.140 6.058 0.070 0.620 0.014 0.237 0.121 3.855 0.000 0.473 0.050
Female 0a       0a      
Age (Y) 16–20 − 0.158 0.189 0.697 − 0.529 0.213 0.404 − 0.185 0.141 1.736 − 0.461 0.090 0.188
21–25 0.186 0.162 1.312 − 0.132 0.504 0.252 − 0.207 0.144 2.063 − 0.490 0.076 0.151
> 25 0a       0a      
Residency City 0a       0a      
Village 0.020 0.163 0.015 − 0.300 0.339 0.903 0.296 0.145 4.164 − 0.300 0.012 0.041
IDP camp 0.069 0.214 0.103 − 0.351 0.488 0.748 0.172 0.207 0.690 − 0.351 -0.234 0.406
Education Primary 0.478 0.209 5.216 0.068 0.889 0.022 0.034 0.269 0.016 − 0.493 0.016 0.899
Secondary 0.275 0.148 3.452 − 0.015 0.564 0.063 0.021 -0.015 0.029 − 0.220 0.029 0.866
Diploma and higher 0a       0a      
MS Single − 0.270 0.296 0.837 − 0.849 0.309 0.360 − 0.713 0.548 1.693 − 1.788 1.693 0.193
Married − 0.518 0.354 2.141 − 1.211 0.176 0.143 − 0.847 0.565 2.247 − 1.954 2.247 0.134
Divorced 0a       0a      
Work Employed − 079 − 0.079 0.273 − 0.378 0.219 0.620 − 0.173 0.158 1.190 − 0.138 1.190 0.275
unemployed 0a       0a      
Monthly income US ($) < 400 0.703 0.703 18.401 0.382 1.025 0.001 0.165 0.136 1.473 − 0.102 1.473 0.225
> 400 0a       0a      
Age at DX ≤ 1 year − 0.207 0.149 1.916 − 0.501 0.086 0.166 − 0.014 0.116 0.014 − 0.241 0.014 0.906
> 1 year 0a       0a      
Period for BT Weekly 0.191 0.163 1.373 − 0.128 0.510 0.241 0.092 0.134 0.470 0.355 0.470 0.493
Monthly or more 0a       0a      
Ferritin level Low 0.301 0.157 3.661 − 0.007 0.609 0.056 − 0.022 0.125 0.030 0.224 0.030 0.863
High 0a       0a      
Medications Tablet 0.621 0.221 7.917 0.188 1.054 0.005 0.190 0.158 1.453 0.500 1.453 0.228
Pump 0.979 0.233 17.726 0.523 1.435 0.001 0.264 0.219 1.449 0.694 1.449 0.229
No need 0a       0a      
Complications Face changes − 0.082 0.221 0.137 − 0.515 0.352 0.711 0.106 0.161 0.432 0.422 0.432 0.511
Splenomegaly and hepatomegaly 0a       0a      
  1. Y year, MS marital status, DX diagnose, BT blood transfusions, V variable, B coefficient, SE standard error, PWT patient with thalassemia, IDPC internally displaced people’s camps