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Table 3 Simple and multiple linear regression analysis of factors associated with problem focused coping among women with symptoms of postpartum depression, (n = 385)

From: Coping strategies of women with postpartum depression symptoms in rural Ethiopia: a cross-sectional community study

  Mean (SD) Crude β (95% CI) Adjusted β (95% CI)
Age, mean (SD), 28.8(5.2)   −0.00 (− 0.08, 0.07) 0.02 (− 0.04, 0 .10)
Residence
 Rural 14.4 (0.2) Ref Ref
 Urban 17.3 (0.7) 2.96 (1.28, 4.65) 2.39 (0.67, 4.11)
Educational Status
 No formal education 14.2 (0.2) Ref Ref
 Formal education 15.8 (0.4) 1.53 (0.55, 2.51) 1.50 (0.44, 2.56)
Hunger in the preceding month
 No 14.7 (0.2) Ref Ref
 Yes 14.1 (0.3) −0.63 (− 1.48, 0.20) −0.47 (− 1.46, 0.50)
Subjective relative wealth
 Less 14.0 (4.2) Ref Ref
 Same 14.8 (3.5) 0.84 (0.04, 1.65) 0.80 (−0.14, 1.75)
 Better 16.5 (4.5) 2.53 (0.52, 4.55) 1.62 (−0.36, 3.61)
Social support
 Poor 14.8 (3.9) Ref Ref
 Intermediate 14.0 (3.6) −0.76 (−1.71, 0.18) − 0.91 (− 1.86, 0.04)
 Strong 15.2 (4.5) 0.32 (−0.77, 1.42) − 0.18 (− 1.33, 0 .95)
Husband drinks too much alcohol
 No 14.3 (0.2) Ref Ref
 Yes 15.1 (0.4) 0.80 (−0.11, 1.71) 0.90 (0.00, 1.81)
Marital relationship
 Bad 14.9 (0.4) Ref Ref
 Good 14.4 (0.2) −0.45 (−1.43, 0.52) − 0.45 (− 1.44, 0.53)
PHQ score   0.11 (− 0.02, 0.24) 0.12 (− 0.00, 0.25)
Perceived cause
 Psychosocial 14.5 (3.8) Ref Ref
 Physical 15.6 (4.3) 1.13 (0.18, 2.08) 1.12 (0.17, 2.07)
 Supernatural 13.8 (3.6) −0.71 (− 2.69, 1.26) −0.95 (− 2.94, 1.04)
 Unable to say 12.9 (3.4) −1.54 (− 2.75, − 0.34) −1.41 (− 2.62, − 0.21)
Perceived severity
 Mild 14.8 (3.7) Ref Ref
 Moderate 14.0 (3.8) −0.75 (−1.82, − 0.31) −0.61 (− 1.69, 0.46)
 Severe 14.9 (4.2) 0.08 (−0.98, 1.14) 0.36 (− 0.74, 1.47)
WHODAS Score   −0.05 (− 0.16, 0.04) −0.09 (− 0.20, 0.01)
  1. bold type signifies statistical significance at p < 0.05