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Table 3 Factors influencing health problems in logistic regression analysis

From: A survey of health problems of Nepalese female migrants workers in the Middle-East and Malaysia

Variables Health problems Univariate   Multivariate
  Yes % No % OR   P OR   P
Age group
 Age 31 and below 124 23.9 395 76.1 0.944 0.94 to 0.82 0.427    
 Above 31 years 114 23.2 377 76.8       
Education status
 Illiterate 93 24,6 285 75.4 1.71 1.48 to 1.98 <0.001 1.56 1.02 to 2.38 0.042
 Literate 145 22.9 487 77.1       
Marital status
 Unmarried 47 19.4 195 80.6 0.71 0.49 to 1.01 0.059    
 Other 191 24.9 577 75.1       
Received pre-departure training 57 39.0 89 61.0 2.27 1.57 to 3.29 <0.001    
 Change of work place 55 19.1 233 80.9 1.44 1.03 to 2.10 0.034 1.63 1.14 to 2.32 0.007
Leave provision 20 27.8 52 72.2 1.77 1.06 to 2.94 0.028    
Working hours
 Unlimited 93 29.0 228 71.1 1.59 1.18 to 2.14 0.003 1.64 1.44 to 1.93 0.020
 12 to 18 hours 145 21.0 544 79.0       
Torture at workplace 51 16.4 260 83.6 1.75 1.25 to 2.45 0.001 1.84 1.15 to 2.92 0.010
Unpaid for some of the work 37 15.5 198 84.3 1.85 1.26 to 2.72 0.002 2.38 1.60 to 3.55 0.038
Had home loan 7 21.9 25 78.1 0.89 0.50 to 1.55 0.67    
Had fixed salary 130 20.2 512 79.8 1.31 0.96 to 1.79 0.086    
Salary on time 103 19.8 417 80.2 1.28 0.94 to 1.73 0.12    
Family problem at home 39 90.7 4 9.3 3.18 1.13 to 9.0 0.029 3.48 1.22 to 9.98 0.020