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Table 3 The results of logistic regression analysis

From: Anxiety and depression in patients with gastrointestinal cancer: does knowledge of cancer diagnosis matter?

   OR (95% CI) P
Anxiety    
  Age 0.97 (0.94–1.0) 0.11
  Gender   
  Male 1.0 (ref.)  
  Female 1.7 (0.78–3.7) 0.17
  Marital status   
  Married 1.0 (ref.)  
  Single/widowed 0.60 (0.16–2.1) 0.43
  Educational Status   
  Higher 1.0 (ref.)  
  Secondary 0.84 (0.10–7.5) 0.87
  Primary 0.22 (0.32–1.4) 0.11
  Illiterate 0.44 (0.06–3.2) 0.42
  Cancer site   
  Esophagus 1.0 (ref)  
  Stomach 1.4 (0.45–4.7) 0.52
  Small intestine 0.34 (0.03–4.2) 0.40
  Colon 0.80 (0.21–3.1) 0.75
  Rectum 0.62 (0.15–2.5) 0.51
  Time since diagnosis 1.1 (0.93–1.2) 0.34
  Initial treatment   
  Surgery 1.0 (ref.)  
  Chemotherapy/radiotherapy 0.35 (0.10–1.2) 0.11
  Best supportive care 1.3 (0.42–3.9) 0.64
  Knowledge of cancer diagnosis   
  No 1.0 (ref.)  
  Yes 2.7 (1.1–6.8) 0.03
Depression    
  Age 0.98 (0.95–1.0) 0.34
  Gender   
  Male 1.0 (ref.)  
  Female 1.3 (0.60–2.8) 0.50
  Marital status   
  Married 1.0 (ref.)  
  Single/widowed .42 (0.12–1.4 0.16
  Educational Status   
  Higher 1.0 (ref.)  
  Secondary 0.26 (0.03–2.2) 0.22
  Primary 0.17 (0.02–1.2) 0.08
  Illiterate 0.73 (0.09–5.3) 0.73
  Cancer site   
  Esophagus 1.0 (ref.)  
  Stomach 1.9 (0.60–6.1) 0.27
  Small intestine 3.2 (0.34–29.8) 0.30
  Colon 0.74 (0.19–2.8) 0.66
  Rectum 0.95 (0.26–3.4) 0.94
  Time since diagnosis 1.0 (0.89–1.2) 0.78
  Initial treatment   
  Surgery 1.0 (ref.)  
  Chemotherapy/radiotherapy 2.2 (0.65–7.8) 0.19
  Best supportive care 1.5 (0.50–4.4) 0.47
  Knowledge of cancer diagnosis   
  No 1.0 (ref.)  
  Yes 2.8 (1.1–7.2) 0.03
  1. OR = odds ratio, 95% CI = 95% confidence interval, ref. = reference group.