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Table 4 Factors associated with antidepressant prescriptions

From: Real-world clinical features of and antidepressant prescribing patterns for outpatients with bipolar disorder

Variables Odds ratio 95% CI P value
Lower limits Upper limits
Gender 1.07 0.90 1.28 0.427
Body mass index 1.04 1.02 1.06 < 0.001
Age at study entry 0.99 0.98 1.00 0.007
Age at onset of bipolar symptoms 1.01 1.00 1.02 0.038
Period of attending clinic 1.02 1.01 1.04 < 0.001
Current work status 1.12 0.93 1.36 0.222
Educational level 1.05 0.96 1.15 0.281
Mood stabilizer prescription 0.47 0.38 0.58 < 0.001
Antipsychotics prescription 0.61 0.51 0.72 < 0.001
Anxiolytics prescription 1.98 1.68 2.34 < 0.001
Hypnotics prescription 1.34 1.13 1.58 < 0.001
Intelligence Quotient 0.83 0.61 1.12 0.225
GAF score 1.34 1.19 1.51 < 0.001
Psychiatric comorbidity 1.18 0.86 1.61 0.298
Personarity disorder 1.08 0.69 1.68 0.749
Developmental disorder 0.95 0.62 1.45 0.808
Physical comorbidity 1.10 0.92 1.32 0.306
Rapid cycling 1.07 0.82 1.39 0.618
Substance abuse 0.79 0.54 1.14 0.207
  1. p < 0.05 was regarded as statistically significant using binomial logistic regression with forced entry
  2. GAF Global Assessment of Function