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Table 2 Unadjusted Analyses of the Prevalence of Depressive Symptoms of Caregivers with Children on PD

From: Money matters: a multicenter cross-sectional study of depressive symptoms among the caregivers of children on peritoneal dialysis in Mainland China

  Prevalence
No. (Percentage)
OR
95 Confidence Interval
Centers
Shanghai 56 (62) Ref
Chongqing 5 (56) 0.8 (0.2 to 3.0)
Wenzhou 8 (53) 0.7 (0.2 to 2.1)
Zhengzhou 2 (29) 0.2 (0.0 to 1.3)
Child’s sex
Male 41 (58) 0.9 (0.4 to 1.9)
Female 30 (60) Ref
PD catheter placement
Laparoscopic surgery 54 (65) 2.3 (1.1 to 5.0) a*
Open surgery 17 (45) Ref
PD modalities
APD 58 (62) 1.9 (0.8 to 4.5)
CAPD 13 (46) Ref
History of peritonitis episodes
Yes 14 (61) 1.1 (0.4 to 2.8)
No 57 (58) Ref
Caregivers
Parents 65 (59) 1.2 (0.3 to 4.2)
Grandparents 6 (55) Ref
Caregiver’s sex
Male 10 (50) 0.7 (0.3 to 1.7)
Female 61 (60) Ref
Residence
Rural 38 (66) 1.7 (0.8 to 3.6)
Urban 33 (52) Ref
Marital status
Married 66 (58) 0.8 (0.2 to 3.7)
Widowed or divorced 5 (63) Ref
Educational Background
Middle school and below 48 (64) 1.8 (0.8 to 3.8)
High school and above 23 (50) Ref
Work status
Working 14 (50) 0.6 (0.3 to 1.5)
Not working 57 (61) Ref
Caring for more than one child
Yes 48 (62) 1.5 (0.7 to 3.2)
No 23 (52) Ref
Hospital payment
Medical insurance 43 (61) 1.2 (0.6 to 2.5)
Out of pocket 28 (56) Ref
Average household income per month
  < 4000 RMB 62 (66) 3.9 (1.6 to 9.6) a**
  ≥ 4000 RMB 9 (33) Ref
  1. a.P < 0.05,
  2. *0.01 < P < 0.05, ** P < 0.01
  3. Ref reference
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