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Table 4 Multiple regression analysis of the risk factors for poor treatment outcomes

From: Diagnostic profiles and predictors of treatment outcome among children and adolescents attending a national psychiatric hospital in Botswana

Risk factors P value OR 95% CI
Lower Upper
Step1
 Age groupa 0.349 1.830 0.516 6.490
 Genderb 0.353 1.888 0.493 7.223
 Perinatal complicationc 0.027 7.861 1.271 48.620
 Early childhood illnessd 0.759 0.815 0.221 3.013
 Place of managemente 0.998 2.854E9 0.000
 Specialist caref 0.147 3.679 0.633 21.385
 Prescribing patterng 0.016 5.235 1.361 20.140
Step 2
 Age group 0.294 1.925 0.566 6.552
 Gender 0.360 1.868 0.490 7.118
 Perinatal complication 0.028 7.428 1.246 44.278
 Place of management 0.998 2.772E9 0.000
 Specialist care 0.114 3.954 0.718 21.779
 Prescribing pattern 0.017 5.136 1.346 19.597
Step 3
 Age group 0.379 1.711 0.517 5.661
 Perinatal complication 0.019 8.335 1.414 49.144
 Place of management 0.998 3.525E9 0.000
 Specialist care 0.122 3.688 0.706 19.265
 Prescribing pattern 0.021 4.780 1.265 18.062
Step 4
 Specialist care 0.088 4.110 0.809 20.881
 Perinatal complication 0.023 7.326 1.312 40.899
 Prescribing pattern 0.027 4.188 1.174 14.939
  1. OR  odd ratio, CI  confidence interval
  2. Significant test of association in italics. Nagelkerke R2 = 0.519
  3. a ≥11 years
  4. bFemale
  5. cAbsent
  6. dAbsent
  7. eIn-patient care
  8. fGiven
  9. gMonotherapy