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Table 4 Factors associated with postpartum depression among mothers attending maternal and child health clinics of the public health centers at Bahir Dar, Northwest Ethiopia, 2017 (n = 511)

From: Postpartum depression and associated factors among mothers in Bahir Dar Town, Northwest Ethiopia

Variables Categories Postpartum depression COR (95% CI) AOD (95% CI)
Depression
No Yes
Stressful life events No 333 52 1 1
Yes 65 62 6.23 (3.95, 9.83) 4.46 (2.64, 7.54)***
Women autonomy in decision making Yes 278 33 1 1
No 120 80 5.62 (3.55, 8.8) 4.26 (2.54, 7.14)*
Hospitalization of a baby No 312 66 1 1
Yes 86 47 2.58 (1.66, 4.03) 2.24 (1.17, 4.31)*
Planned for pregnancy Yes 339 83 1 1
No 59 30 2.08 (1.26, 3.43) 1.86 (1.02, 3.41)**
Intimate partner violence No 361 66 1 1
Yes 37 47 6.95 (4.2, 11.51) 3.16 (1.76, 5.67)***
Previous history of depression No 370 97 1 1
Yes 28 16 2.18 (1.13, 4.2) 1 (0.40, 2.30)
Family history of mental illness Near 22 20 3.7 (1.90, 7.10) 2.6 (0.14, 1.70)
Distant 51 13 1.04 (0.54, 2) 0.7 (0.30, 1.60)
No 325 80 1 1
Mode of delivery Vaginally 290 80 1 1
C/section 74 14 0.7 (0.40, 1.30) 0.67 (0.32, 1.40)
Instrumental 34 19 2.03 (1.1, 3.70) 1.9 (0.90, 4)
  1. P value is significant at P < 0.05; ** P value is significant at P < 0.01
  2. *** P value is significant at P < 0.001; 1 = reference
  3. P value of Hosmer and Lemeshow test = 0.56