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Table 2 Results of hierarchical multiple regression analysis on depression

From: Depression and its psychosocial risk factors in pregnant Kenyan adolescents: a cross-sectional study in a community health Centre of Nairobi

Variable Category Beta(S.E) 95%C.I Beta β P-Value R2 change F- ratio R2 change
Age in years 15 to 16 Years 2.46 (0.1-4.8) 0.14 0.038 0.372 12.3a
17 Years 0.32 (−1.3-1.9) 0.02 0.701   
18 years Reference      
Occupation Employed 0.11 (−1.7-1.9) 0.01 0.903   
Unemployed Reference      
Marital status Married 0.00 (−2.6-2.6) 0. 00 0.999   
Unmarried Reference      
Living with parents Yes 1.11 (−1.5-3.7) 0.09 0.403   
No Reference      
Type of housing Permanent −0.27 (−2.2-1.6) −0.02 0.782   
Temporary Reference      
Income < 10,000Ksh 0.27 (−1.7-2.3) 0.02 0.788   
10,000-14,999 −1.04 (−3.0-0.9) −0.08 0.286   
> = 15,000Ksh Reference      
Receiving social support Yes −2.76 (−4.8--0.7) −0.19 0.008 0.181 7.1a
No Reference      
Partner reaction Negative 1.46 (−1.2-4.1) 0.10 0.272   
Ambivalent 0.96 (−1.4-3.4) 0.06 0.429   
Positive Reference      
Have other children Yes −1.58 (−3.4-0.2) −0.11 0.089   
No Reference      
Experience a stressful life event Yes 3.27 (1.4-5.1) 0.25 0.001   
No Reference      
Substance abuse Yes 1.44 (−1.0-3.9) 0.07 0.246   
No Reference      
Experience domestic violence Yes 0.99 (−0.9-2.8) 0.08 0.292   
No Reference      
Diagnosed with HIV/AIDS Yes 3.81 (1.3-6.3) 0.17 0.004   
No Reference      
Whether attending clinic as scheduled Yes −2.55 (−5.2-0.1) −0.11 0.059   
No Reference      
R2       0.554  
  1. Note: aCorrelation is significant at the 0.01 level (2-tailed)
  2. Beta –Unstandardized coefficient; β- Standardized coefficient