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Table 2 Multivariate analysis of clinical variables and association with depression screen

From: Factors associated with a positive depression screen after a miscarriage

Variable Description(n) Prevalence of positive depression screen. Odds ratio
(95% C.I.)
P value
Age Increasing Age N/A 45.97 (8.2–65.6) 0.009
Gestational age at miscarriage in weeks Increasing gestational age at miscarriage. N/A 36.28 (11.6–44.1) 0.004
Level of education Primary (4) 100% 13.28 (8.7–16.3) 0.001
Secondary (19 15.8% 0.32 (0.2–1.7)
College/University (159) 65.4% 1
Marital status Single (34) 36.5% 4.09 (2.3–6.9) 0.043
Married (148) 23.5% 1
Pregnancy planning Planned (132) 37.1% 1 0.205
Unplanned (50) 26.0% 1.61(− 0.7–1.9)
Social Support Lives alone (19) 31.6% 0.34 (−0.1–1.3) 0.561
Lives with others (163) 34.4% 1
Others aware of pregnancy Yes (158) 34.8% 1 0.407
No (24) 29.2% 0.69 (−0.5–1.1)
Mode of treatment of Miscarriage Expectant (40) 35.0% 1 0.753
Medical (86) 33.7% 2.45(−0.6–2.7)
Surgical (45) 31.1% 2.33(−0.6–2.6)
Expectant plus Medical (2) 50.0% 2.66(−0.4–2.8)
Expectant plus Surgical (5) 40.0% 2.49(−0.5–2.6)
Medical plus Surgical (4) 50.0% 2.65(−0.4–2.8)
Prior Miscarriage None (124) 31.5% 1 0.011
1 (44) 43.2% 11.11 (4.6–14.9)
2 (6) 16.7% 1.82 (1.4–3.0)
3 (8) 37.5% 5.44 (1.9–7.3)
Mode of Conception Spontaneous (173) 31.8% 1 0.003
Assisted (9) 77.8% 9.08 (4.3–11.6)
Prior Pregnancy Outcome None (76) 30.3% 1 0.923
Miscarriage (38) 34.2% 0.48(−0.2–1.3)
Live Birth (68) 38.2% 0.41(−0.2–1.2)