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Table 6 Factors associated with poor mental health among refugees

From: Comparative study of mental health and quality of life in long term refugees and host populations in Oru-Ijebu, Southwest Nigeria

Characteristics Odds ratio 95% Confidence p-value
Interval  
Age (years)    
< 25 0.87 0.37 – 2.01 0.737
25-34 1.59 0.81 – 3.14 0.180
35-44 1.79 0.90– 3.57 0.098
> = 45 1   
Sex    
Male 0.87 0.57 – 1.32 0.501
Female 1   
Family type    
Monogamous 0.90 0.59 – 1.39 0.644
Polygamous 1   
Religion    
Christianity 0.91 0.59 – 1.40 0.658
Islam 1   
Actively Religious    
Yes 0.82 0.51– 1.32 0.417
No 1   
Housing    
One room 0.69 0.35– 1.38 0.295
Two or more rooms 1   
Educational status    
No formal education 0.78 0.37 – 1.66 0.522
Primary education 0.867 0.37 – 2.02 0.741
Secondary education 0.96 0.56 – 1.67 0.889
Tertiary education 1   
Marital status    
Married 1.16 0.63 – 2.14 0.630
Never married 1.34 0.73 - 2.47 0.348
Divorced/widowed 1   
Occupation    
Unskilled worker 2.19 1.04- 4.61 0.045
Unemployed 2.20 1.23- 3.93 0.008
Student 0.91 0.46- 1.81 0.796
Skilled worker 2.82 1.64- 4.85 <0.001
Professional 1   
Current illness    
Yes 1.77 1.12 – 2.78 0.014
No 1   
QoL Score 0.98 0.96-0.99 0.001
CQoL Score 0.95 0.56 -1.62 0.853