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Table 2 Relationship between lifetime mental disorders and perceived social support (Global MSPSS)

From: The association of mental disorders with perceived social support, and the role of marital status: results from a national cross-sectional survey

     Bivariate Multivariableb
N (%) Mean SD β 95% CI P β 95% CI P
     Lower Upper    Lower Upper  
MDD
 Yes 346 (6.3) 5.23 1.02 −0.382 − 0.546 − 0.218 < 0.001 − 0.417 − 0.583 − 0.251 < 0.001
 No 5780 (93.7) 5.61 0.85 REF     REF    
BD
 Yes 105 (1.6) 5.23 1.12 −0.36 − 0.665 − 0.055 0.021 − 0.311 − 0.611 − 0.011 0.042
 No 6021 (98.4) 5.59 0.86 REF     REF    
GAD
 Yes 101 (1.6) 5.18 0.93 −0.418 −0.645 −0.192 < 0.001 − 0.421 − 0.658 − 0.184 < 0.001
 No 6025 (98.4) 5.59 0.87 REF     REF    
OCD
 Yes 217 (3.6) 5.28 0.92 −0.319 −0.497 −0.142 < 0.001 − 0.368 − 0.552 − 0.184 < 0.001
 No 5909 (96.4) 5.60 0.86 REF     REF    
AUD
 Yes 289 (4.6) 5.50 1.08 −0.091 −0.274 0.092 0.329 −0.042 −0.227 0.143 0.654
 No 5837 (95.3) 5.60 0.86 REF     REF    
Any mental disordera
 Yes 846 (13.9) 5.37 0.83 −0.249 − 0.355 − 0.143 < 0.001 − 0.297 − 0.408 − 0.187 < 0.001
 No 5280 (86.1) 5.62 1.03 REF     REF    
  1. MDD Major depressive disorder, BD Bipolar disorder, GAD Generalized anxiety disorder, OCD Obsessive compulsive disorder, AUD Alcohol use (abuse and dependence) disorders
  2. aany of the mental disorders covered in the study (MDD, BD, GAD, OCD or AUD)
  3. bGeneralized linear regression models adjusted for socio-demographic characteristics (age, gender, ethnicity, marital status, education, employment, income) and having any chronic physical illness