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Table 2 Strength of the association between depression, anxiety, or somatoform disorders and the number of major psychosocial stressors

From: Patients presenting with somatic complaints in general practice: depression, anxiety and somatoform disorders are frequent and associated with psychosocial stressors

Number of major psychosocial stressors Prevalence of depression, anxiety or somatoform disorders n/N (%) Odds Ratio (unadjusted) OR OR adjusted for age, gender and level of education ORADJ (CI95%)
None 70/486 (14.4%) 1.0 1.0
1 57/168 (33.9%) 3.1 3.2 (CI95% 2.1; 4.8)
2 54/114 (47.4%) 5.3 5.0 (CI95% 3.1; 7.9)
3 35/56 (62.5%) 9.9 10.3 (CI95% 5.4; 19.3)
4 29/37 (78.4%) 21.5 21.5 (CI95% 9.2; 50.4)
5 23/25 (92.0%) 68.3 74.7 (CI95% 16.9; 330.1)
≥6 30/31 (96.8%) 178.3 207 (CI95% 27.2; 1573)