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Table 4 Binary logistic regression analysis of factors associated with psychological distress among patients with TB

From: Prevalence and associated factors of psychological distress in tuberculosis patients in Northeast China: a cross-sectional study

Variable OR 95%CI P
Age (years)
 18–30 1   
 31–44 1.458 0.686–3.099 0.327
 45 or above 0.876 0.433–1.772 0.712
Educational status
 Primary school or below 1   
 Middle school or above 0.521 0.279–0.974 0.041
Current employment status
 Employed 1   
 Unemployed 1.414 0.851–2.347 0.181
Economic burden
 Low 1   
 High 1.697 1.014–2.840 0.044
TB hospitalization experience
 Yes 1.012 0.567–1.805 0.968
 No 1   
Cough
 Yes 0.942 0.539–1.646 0.834
 No 1   
Diabetes
 Yes 2.165 1.025–4.573 0.043
 No 1   
Adverse drug reactions
 Yes 1   
 No 0.476 0.268–0.846 0.011
Self-rated illness severity
 Mild 1   
 Moderate 0.870 0.453–1.670 0.675
 Severe 3.169 1.081–9.285 0.035
Perceived poor resistance
 Agree 2.065 1.118–3.815 0.021
 Not sure 3.160 1.638–6.095 0.001
 Disagree 1   
Physical exercise
 Often 0.528 0.281–0.993 0.047
 Sometimes 0.806 0.417–1.559 0.522
 Never 1   
Family function
 High function 1   
 Moderate dysfunction 1.150 0.498–2.654 0.744
 Severe dysfunction 4.001 1.158–13.823 0.028
Strengthening of psychological counseling
 Need 4.837 2.833–8.258 < 0.001
 Not too need 1   
Policy support
 Satisfaction 0.730 0.451–1.180 0.199
 Not too satisfaction 1   
Experienced stigma
 Low 1   
 High 3.253 1.966–5.384 < 0.001