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Table 3 Logistic regression showing factors associated with expectant fathers’ depressive symptoms

From: Prevalence and determinants of antepartum depressive and anxiety symptoms in expectant mothers and fathers: results from a perinatal psychiatric morbidity cohort study in the east and west coasts of Malaysia

Associated factors Full model Final model
Adjusted OR CI95% Adjusted OR CI95%
Socioeconomic status
 Living condition
  Own house 1   1  
  Rented house 2.67 1.11–6.45 2.53 1.08–5.92
  Living with parents/others 0.70 0.20–2.48 0.77 0.23–2.59
 Social support
  Family support 0.82 0.72–0.94 0.83 0.76–0.90
  Friends support 1.03 0.91–1.16  
  Significant other support 1.04 0.95–1.13  
Partner relationship
 Relationship with wife
  Good 1    
  Poor 1.91 0.72–5.06  
 Help wife in household chores
  No 1    
  Yes 0.51 0.17–1.57  
Pregnancy related indicator
 Son preference
  No 1   1  
  Yes 2.35 1.13–4.86 2.32 1.15–4.67
 Stressful life event
  No 1   1  
  Yes 2.62 1.25–5.47 2.92 1.45–5.85
History of mental illness
 Depression in wife’s earlier pregnancy
  No 1   1  
  Yes 21.26 6.34–71.32 19.69 6.66–58.23
 Wife’s depression in current pregnancy
  No 1    
  Yes 2.40 0.96–5.97