Table 5: Bivariate and multivariate logistic regression analysis of postpartum depression (N=618).

Variables Depressed n(%) Not Depressed
n(%)
COR(95% C.I) AOR(5% C I).
Age
  15-24 35(25.4) 103(74.6) 1.06(0.54,2.07) 0.99(0.42,2.36)
  25-34 92(22.4) 318(77.6) 0.90(0.50,1.63) 1.22(0.58,2.57)
  >=35 17(24.3) 53(75.7) 1 1
Educational status
  No formal education 44(37.9) 72(62.1) 2.77(1.76,4.38)* 1.52(0.77,2.99)
  Primary education 31(25.8) 89(74.2) 1.58(0.97,2.57) 1.29(0.68,2.44)
  Secondary and above 69(18.1) 313(81.9) 1 1
Marital status
  Married 105(18.4) 466(81.6) 1 1
  Unmarried 39(83.0) 8(17.0) 21.64(9.82,47.65)* 7.70(3.03,19.54)*
Occupation
  Employed 67(19.9) 270(80.1) 0.66(0.45,0.96) 0.99(0.58,1.70)
  Unemployed 77(27.4) 204(72.6) 1 1)
History of Children death
  Yes 21(52.5) 19(47.5) 4.1(2.13,7.85)* 2.86(1.28,6.38)*
  No 123(21.3) 455(78.7) 1 1
Relatives present during labor
  Yes 102(18.2) 458(81.8) 1 1
  No 42(72.4) 16(27.6) 11.80(6.4,21.80)* 5.47(2.58,11.58)*
Planed pregnancy
  Yes 51(11.6) 388(88.4) 0.12(0.08, 0.18)* 0.20(0.12,0.33)*
  No 93(52.0) 86(48.0) 1 1
History of Substance use
  Yes 31(34.1) 60(65.9) 1.89 (1.17,3.06)* 2.57(1.38,4.81)*
  No 113(21.4) 414(78.6) 1 1
History of abortion
  Yes 29(29.0) 71(71.0) 1.43(0.89,2.31) 0.78(0.43,1.44)
  No 115(22.2) 403(77.8) 1 1
Desired sex of infant
  Undesired 30(22.1) 106(77.9) 0.71(0.44,1.16) 0.70(0.37,1.31)
  Desired 36(17.4) 171(82.6) 0.53(0.34-0.83) 0.79(0.44,1.44)
  I don’t mind 78(28.4) 197(71.6) 1 1
Income Difficulty
  Yes 90(42.9) 120(57.1) 4.92(3.31,7.30)* 2.68(1.63,4.42)*
  No 54(13.2) 354(86.8) 1 1

*p <0.01,

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