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Table 3 Univariate unadjusted associations between CMD and socio-demographic characteristics in the three analysed groups

From: Changes in mental disorder prevalence among conflict-affected populations: a prospective study in Sri Lanka (COMRAID-R)

Characteristic Association with CMD (odds ratio, 95% CI)
  1. Baseline sample (2011) N = 85/450 2. Previous participants still displaced in 2012 N =28/324 3. Return migrants recruited in 2012 N =25/242
Age    
18–37 (born in/child at displacement) Reference Reference Reference
38–65 (adult at displacement) 2.1 (1.6–2.7) 2.7 (1.2–6.2) 2.5 (1.0–6.3)
Gender    
Male Reference Reference Reference
Female 1.6 (1.0–2.7) 1.3 (0.6–3.2) 4.4 (1.3–15.3)
Marital status    
Married Reference Reference Reference
Widowed/Divorced 4.9 (2.4–9.9) 5.0 (1.9–12.9) 1.6 (0.5–5.1)
Never married 0.4 (0.1–0.9) 1.2 (0.3–5.5) 0.3 (0.04–2.1)
Education    
Primary/secondary (grade 5-upto OL) 2.3 (1.0–5.6) 2.3 (0.5–9.9) 5.1 (0.7–38.8)
Post-secondary (AL & above) Reference Reference Reference
Employment    
Employed Reference Reference Reference
Unemployed 2.8 (1.6–4.9) 1.6 (0.7–3.8) 2.0 (0.8–5.2)
Financial debt    
No debts Reference Reference Reference
Indebted 1.0 (0.6–1.6) 0.6 (0.2–1.6) 0.2 (0.03–1.8)
Food security (last year)    
Sufficient food Reference Reference Reference
Lack of sufficient food 1.7 (1.0–2.8) 1.6 (0.7–3.8) 6.5 (1.9–21.8)
Social network    
Adequate network Reference Reference Reference
Social isolation 2.1 (1.2–3.7) 3.5 (1.4–8.4) 2.7 (1.0–7.1)
  1. Bold values are significant at p < 0.001.