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Table 3 Probability of psychiatric outpatient visits once or more during the previous year in a population with self-reported anxiety/depression (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 = 1575 Women n = 987 Men n = 588
  OR for trend 95 % CI (p-value) OR for trend 95 % CI (p-value) OR for trend 95 % CI (p-value)
Gender a 0.76 0.54–1.06 (0.109) - - - -
Age in 10 year groups 0.73 0.63–0.85 (<0.001) 0.71 0.60–0.85 (<0.001) 0.79 0.61–1.02 (0.074)
Marital status b 0.88 0.59–1.32 (0.544) 0.92 0.57–1.49 (0.732) 0.79 0.38–1.63 (0.525)
Household Income c 0.91 0.73–1.14 (0.418) 0.89 0.68–1.16 (0.389) 0.98 0.67–1.44 (0.918)
Education d 1.34 1.08–1.68 (0.009) 1.42 1.08–1.89 (0.014) 1.21 0.84–1.75 (0.316)
Degree of anxiety/depression e 7.96 3.96–16.00 (<0.001) 9.85 4.21–23.04 (<0.001) 5.04 1.38–18.44 (0.014)
GP visits last year f 2.92 1.40–6.09 (0.004) 3.54 1.26–9.98 (0.017) 2.29 0.80–6.57 (0.124)
  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: 2 = moderate, 3 = severe
  8. fGP visits last year: 0 = no, 1 = yes