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Table 5 Association between frequency of fruit and vegetable consumption during past 30 days and Self-Reported Depression in Bangladesh, India and Nepal. World Health Survey, 2002–03

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

Variables Bangladesh India Nepal
  Severe-extreme Mild-moderate Severe-extreme Mild-moderate Severe-extreme Mild-
moderate
Vegetable consumption AOR (95%CI) AOR (95%CI) AOR (95%CI) AOR (95%CI) AOR (95%CI) AOR (95%CI)
5       
<5 1.06 (0.7-1.61) 0.96 (0.55-1.34) 1.414 (0.60-3.33) 1.57 (0.93-2.64) 0.89 (0.44-1.66) 0.93 (0.72-1.19)
5+ 0.967 (0.47-1.96) 0.934 (0.72-1.21) 1.018 (0.81-2.13) 1.06 (0.78-1.43) 1.183 (0.87-1.88) 0.898 (0.50-1.17)
Fruit consumption
5       
<5 3.48 (1.21-10.01) 1.44 (0.89-2.32) 0.89 (0.34-1.04) 1.08 (0.74-1.57) 2.929 (1.12-7.64) 1.41 (0.89-2.24)
5+ 1.127 (0.96-5.14) 1.172 (0.68-2.74) 0.948 (0.31-2.34) 1.001 (0.61-1.63) 1.076 (0.87-4.02) 1.11 (0.66-2.53)
  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