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Table 5 Mixed linear regression analyses of Hospital Anxiety and Depression Scale, Depression in the study sample

From: Anxiety and depression symptoms among women attending group-based patient education courses for hereditary breast and ovarian cancer

Variables Not adjusted Fully adjusted (n = 97 a) Final model b (n = 100 a)
b 95% CI p-value c b 95% CI p-value c b 95% CI p-value c
Intercept (Depression)     9.98 ( 3.73, 16.22) 0.002 7.26 (5.03, 9.49) < 0.001
Educational status (n = 100)    0.046    0.033    0.013
 University −2.45 (−4.44, −0.47)   −2.31 (−4.42, −0.19)   −2.54 (−4.43, −0.65)  
 High school −2.36 (−4.40, −0.32)   −2.66 (−4.76, -0.56)   −2.92 (−4.89, −0.96)  
 Primary school 0 (reference)   0 (reference)   0 (reference)  
Living with someone (n = 100) −0.24 (−2.10, 1.62) 0.797 0.16 (−1.86, 2.17) 0.877    
Children (n = 100) 0.84 (−1.01, 2.68) 0.371 0.87 (−1.19,2.92) 0.404    
BOC (n = 100) 1.69 (0.32, 3.05) 0.016 0.73 (−0.90, 2.37) 0.374    
FDR/SDR dead due to BOC (n = 100) −2.25 (−3.83, −0.67) 0.006 −1.85 (−3.58, −0.13) 0.036 −2.59 (−4.17, −1.01) 0.002
Age per 10 years (n = 100) 0.43 (−0.07, 0.93) 0.094 0.16 (−0.47, 0.79) 0.618    
Disclosure gene test results/years (n = 98) −0.11 (−0.25, 0.04) 0.140 −0.11 (−0.25, 0.04) 0.141    
Monitoring coping style per 10 (n = 99) −0.33 (−1.17, 0.51) 0.436 −0.11 (−0.93, 0.72) 0.798    
Situation specific self-efficacy (n = 100) −0.48 (−0.93, −0.04) 0.035 −0.47 (−0.97, 0.03) 0.064    
Time −0.32 (−0.88, 0.24) 0.264 −0.31 (−0.89, 0.28) 0.296    
  1. Abbreviations: b estimated regression coefficient, CI confidence interval, FDR first degree relative, SDR second degree relative, BOC Breast or ovarian cancer
  2. a Number of subjects having completed the whole dataset on at least one occasion during the data collection time
  3. b Final model: After backward stepwise selection from fully adjusted model at significance level 0.05
  4. c F-test