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Table 3 The results obtained from multiple logistic regression analysis indicating risk factors for depression (n = 226)

From: Prevalence and risk factors for depression in women with multiple sclerosis: a study from Iran

  OR (95 % CI) P
Age (years)
>35 1.0 (ref.)  
 ≤35 1.03 (0.54–1.97) 0.908
Education
 Higher 1.0 (ref.)  
 Primary/secondary 1.09 (0.51–2.3) 0.815
Employment status
 Employed 1.0 (ref.)  
 House wife 4.75 (1.55–14.58) 0.006
Disease duration (years)
 0–8 1.0 (ref.)  
 ≥ 9 1.34 (0.65–2.76) 0.420
Disease course
 RRMS 1.0 (ref.)  
 PPMS and SPMS 0.42 (0.18–0.98) 0.046
EDSS score
 0–4.5 1.0 (ref.)  
 5–8 4.88 (2.15–11.06) < 0.001
Age at onset of the disease 0.96 (0.93–1.00) 0.115
Depression treatment
 Yes 1.0 (ref.)  
 No 1.21 (0.43–3.33) 0.713
2 log-likelihood test 267.24  
Nagelkerke R2 0.206  
Global percentage of identified cases 69.5