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Table 3 Factors associated with depression among prisoners imprisoned in Bahir Dar prison, 2016. N = 402

From: Depression and associated factors among prisoners in Bahir Dar Prison, Ethiopia

Variables Depression Crude OR (95% CI) AOR (95%CI)
No Yes
Age (in year)
 18–34 183 125 1 1
 35–49 25 37 2.17 (1.24–3.78) * 1.84 (0.87–3.86)
  > =50 11 21 2.8 (1.30–6.00) * 2.28 (0.86–6.04)
Marital status
 Single 109 63 1 1
 Ever married 110 120 1.89 (1.26–2.83) * 1.65 (0.81–3.34)
Having children
 No 128 74 1 1
 Yes 91 109 2.07 (1.39–3.09) * 2.48 (1.60–3.83) *
Self-rated general health
 Satisfied 142 91 1 1
 Moderate satisfaction 8 13 2.54 (1.01–6.34) * 3.20 (1.12–9.00) *
 Dissatisfied 69 79 1.79 (1.18–2.71) * 1.63 (1.02–2.62) *
Total sentence (in year)
  < 1 39 12 1 1
 1–5 74 55 2.42 (1.16–5.04) * 2.31 (1.01–5.25) *
  > 5 106 116 3.56 (1.77–7.15) * 3.04 (1.2–7.71) *
  1. *= significant at P value < 0.05; AOR Adjusted odds ratio