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Table 2 Probability of psychiatric outpatient visits once or more during the previous year in a general population (multivariable logistic regressions)

From: Gender differences in the use of psychiatric outpatient specialist services in Tromsø, Norway are dependent on age: a population-based cross-sectional survey

  Both genders n = 9303 Women n = 4659 Men n = 4644
  OR for trend 95 % CI (p-value) OR for trend 95 % CI (p-value) OR for trend 95 % CI (p-value)
Gender a 0.98 0.78–1.23 (0.855) - - - -
Age in 10 year groups 0.82 0.74–0.91 (<0.001) 0.69 0.60–0.80 (<0.001) 1.05 0.90–1.23 (0.536)
Marital status b 0.89 0.67–1.18 (0.415) 0.82 0.56–1.09 (0.299) 0.87 0.55–1.38 (0.545)
Household income c 0.79 0.67–0.93 (0.004) 0.75 0.61–0.93 (0.009) 0.89 0.69–1.14 (0.346)
Education d 1.33 1.13–1.57 (<0.001) 1.53 1.22–1.91 (<0.001) 1.04 0.82–1.32 (0.716)
Degree of anxiety/depression e 5.35 4.35–6.58 (<0.001) 6.50 4.93–8.58 (<0.001) 4.50 3.23–6.26 (<0.001)
GP visits last year f 3.98 2.42–6.53 (<0.001) 4.56 2.12–9.84 (<0.001) 3.35 1.74–6.45 (<0.001)
  1. OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval
  2. Statistically significant findings (95 % CI/p < 0.05) are marked in bold
  3. aGender: 0 = women, 1 = men
  4. bMarital status: 0 = single, 1 = married/cohabitant
  5. cHousehold income: 1 = low, 2 = low middle, 3 = high middle, 4 = high
  6. dEducation: 1 = low, 2 = middle, 3 = high
  7. eDegree of anxiety or depression: 1 = not at all, 2 = moderate, 3 = severe
  8. fGP visits last year: 0 = no, 1 = yes