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Table 3 Logistic regression analyses of various independent variables and SCID-II personality disorder present or absent as dependent variable (N = 145)

From: A cross-sectional testing of The Iowa Personality Disorder Screen in a psychiatric outpatient setting

Variables Sample Bivariate analysis Multivariate analysis
  N = 145 (%) OR 95%CI P OR 95%CI P
IPDS sum score   2.14 1.67 - 2.73 <0.001 2.12 1.66 - 2.97 <0.001
Gender   0.98 0.50 - 1.51 0.95    
   Female 89 (61)       
   Male 56 (39)       
Relationship status   0.95 0.49 - 1.85 0.88    
   Paired relation 62 (44)       
   Non-paired 80 (56)       
Level of education   1.72 0.88 - 3.35 0.11    
   > 12 years 59 (41)       
   ≤ 12 years 86 (59)       
Work status   1.87 0.94 - 3.73 0.07 1.21 0.49 - 3.00 0.68
   Paid work 53 (36)       
   Not in paid work 92 (63)       
Self-rated health   1.94 0.88 - 4.26 0.1 1.35 0.45 - 4.04 0.6
   Good health 34 (24)       
   Poor health 110 (76)       
General satisfaction   1.43 0.64 - 3.22 0.39    
   Satisfied 30 (21)       
   Dissatisfied 113 (79)       
Comorbid Axis I disorders        
   Mood disorders 105 (72) 1.02 0.47 - 2.14 0.96    
   Anxiety disorders 33 (23) 1.06 0.49-2.31 0.88    
  Mean (SD)       
Age 37.8 (11.8) 0.99 0.96 - 1.02 0.35    
GSI 1.5 (0.7) 3.54 1.95 - 6.42 <0.001 0.68 0.29 - 1.62 0.34
GAF S* 55 (7) 0.93 0.88 - 0.98 <0.001 0.93 0.86 - 1.0 0.06
GAF F 55 (9) 0.94 0.90 - 0.98 <0.001 - - -
  1. * Correlation between GAF-S and GAF-F is 0.70, so only GAF-S was entered into the multivariate analysis.