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Table 4 Association between frequency of fruit and vegetable consumption and Self-Reported Depression during past 12 months in Bangladesh, India and Nepal. World Health Survey, 2002–03

From: Association between depression and fruit and vegetable consumption among adults in South Asia

  Bangladesh India Nepal
Vegetable consumption AOR (95%CI) AOR (95%CI) AOR (95%CI)
5 - - -
<5 0.97 (0.48-2.01) 1.51 (0.82-2.76) 0.98 (0.17-3.6)
5+ 0.67 (0.44-1.03) 1.08 (0.73-1.90) 0.99 (0.57-1.72)
Fruit consumption
5 - - -
<5 1.85 (0.93-3.69) 3.10 (1.57-6.10) 0.89 (0.47-1.61)
5+ 0.81 (0.51-1.30) 1.10 (0.741-1.65) 1.06 (0.79-1.42)
  1. N.B. AOR Adjusted odds ratio, CI Confidence Interval. Adjusted for variable with a p-value less than 0.25 in the chi-square tests