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Table 4 Simple and multiple linear regression analysis of factors associated with emotion 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

Characteristics Mean(SD) Crude β(95% CI) Adjusted β(95% CI)
Age   0.00 (− 0.09, 0.10) 0.04 (− 0.05, 0.15)
Residence
 Rural 21.2 (0.2) ref ref
 Urban 24.4 (1.1) 3.18 (0.86, 5.50) 2.60 (0.28, 4.93)
Educational Status
 No formal education 21.0 (0.3) ref ref
 Formal education 22.9 (0.6) 1.91 (0.56, 3.25) 2.02 (0.59, 3.46)
Hunger
 No 21.6 (0.3) ref ref
 Yes 20.8 (0.4) −0.75 (−1.91, 0.40) −0.34 (−1.69,1.00)
Relative wealth
 Less 20.8 (5.4) Ref ref
 Same 21.5 (5.2) 0.72 (−0.37, 1.82) 0.74 (−0.54, 2.03)
 Better 25.3 (6.5) 4.53 (1.77, 7.28) 3.22 (0.53, 5.92)
Social support
 Poor 21.4 (4.4) Ref ref
 Intermediate 20.8 (4.9) −0.56 (−1.85, 0.73) −0.56 (−1.85, 0.72)
 Strong 22.4 (6.9) 1.04 (−0.46, 2.55) 0.41 (−1.13, 1.95)
Husband drinks too much alcohol
 No 20.9 (0.3 ref ref
 Yes 22.8 (0.6) 1.89 (0.64, 3.14) (0.69, 3.14)
Marital relationship
 Bad 21.8 (0.6) ref ref
 Good 21.3 (0.3) −0.59 (−1.93, 0.74) − 0.52 (− 1.86, 0.81)
PHQscore (Mean:7.83, SD: 3.03)   0.11 (− 0.06, 0.29) 0.15 (− 0.02, 0.33)
Perceived cause
 Psychosocial 21.2 (4.9) ref ref
 Physical 23.4 (6.2) 2.21 (0.91, 3.50) 2.35 (1.06, 3.63)
 Supernatural 21.0 (6.2) −0.18 (−2.86, 2.50 −0.61 (−3.31, 2.08)
 Unable to say 18.9(4.6) −2.20 (−3.83, − 0.56) −1.96 (−3.59, − 0.33)
Perceived severity
 Mild 21.3 (4.9) ref ref
 Moderate 21.1 (5.6) −0.15 (−1.62, 1.31) 0.09 (−1.37, 1.55)
 Severe 21.7 (5.4) 0.42 (−1.04,1.88) 0.65 (−0.85,2.15)
WHODAS Score   −0.13 (− 0.27, 0.00) −0.16 (− 0.30, − 0.02)
  1. bold type signifies statistical significance at p < 0.05