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Table 4 Adjusted odds ratios and 95% confidence intervals of self-reported diagnosis of depression among Chilean older men and women with positive depression screening

From: Gender differences in positive screen for depression and diagnosis among older adults in Chile

  Major depressive disorder Depressive disorder of any level of severity
  Men Women Men Women
  OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Age (60–69)
 70–79 0.76 0.17–3.44 0.86 0.39–1.91 0.99 0.44–2.21 0.77 0.49–1.21
 80+ 0.77 0.14–4.38 0.08 0.03–0.23 0.58 0.25–1.35 0.17 0.09–0.33
Years of education (< 8)
 8–11 5.56 1.06–29.22 0.59 0.26–1.33 1.60 0.77–3.33 0.96 0.60–1.51
 12+ 13.67 2.42–77.09 1.38 0.57–3.33 3.32 1.52–7.23 1.52 0.92–2.50
Marital status (married)
 Single 2.29 0.39–13.30 0.77 0.22–2.61 0.93 0.25–3.42 0.88 0.43–1.79
 Divorced 3.42 0.35–32.95 2.11 0.65–6.99 1.31 0.30–5.67 1.0 0.54–1.86
 Widowed 0.84 0.11–6.68 2.16 0.89–5.21 0.32 0.11–0.93 1.40 0.83–2.36
 Living alone 1.87 0.33–10.6 2.46 0.99–6.02 1.70 0.50–5.71 1.27 0.75–2.15
 Negative self-rated health 1.59 0.19–13.20 2.21 0.64–7.65 2.04 0.82–5.07 2.09 1.10–3.97
 Disability 0.98 0.29–3.31 1.64 0.75–3.63 1.05 0.51–2.15 1.04 0.68–1.58
Chronic conditions (none)
 1–2 1.93 0.36–10.53 0.67 0.20–2.22 1.52 0.63–3.69 0.62 0.32–1.18
 3+ 3.95 0.58–26.80 1.03 0.28–3.83 2.29 0.80–6.60 1.32 0.67–2.60