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Table 3 Determinants of stressed cases by logistic regression

From: Perceived Stress, Sources and Severity of Stress among medical undergraduates in a Pakistani Medical School

Determinants Number Number of stressed Cases (%) Univariate OR
(95% CI)
Adjusted OR* (95% CI)
Age (in completed years)
< 21 95 67(71.2) 1 1
>=21 66 41(62.1) 0.69 (0.33-1.4) 0.69 (0.35-1.33)
Gender
Male 53 29(54.7) 1 1
Female 108 79(73.1) 2.25 (1.07-4.76) 2.25 (1.13-4.49)
Batch of Study
First 83 55(66.3) 1 1
Second 78 53(67.9) 1.08 (0.53-2.20) 1.08 (0.56-2.08)
Nationality
Pakistan 121 81(66.9) 1 1
International 40 27(67.5) 1.03 (0.45-2.36) 1.03 (0.48-2.19)
Marital Status
Single 132 85(64.4) 1  
In a relationship 29 23(79.3) 2.12 (0.75-6.28) 2.12 (0.81-5.57)
Medium of teaching in School
English 148 98(66.2) 1  
Urdu 13 10(76.9) 1.70 (0.41-8.19) 1.70 (0.45-6.46)
HSSC
A-levels 40 30(75) 1  
Fsc and HSD 121 78(64.4) 0.21 (0.09-0.49) 0.62 (0.28-1.41)
Day Scholar/Boarder
Day Scholar 99 68(68.7) 1  
Boarder 62 40(64.5) 0.83 (0.40-1.71) 0.83 (0.42-1.62)
Occurrence of Psychosocial Stressors
Less than often 50 19(38.0) 1  
Often/Always 111 87(78.3) 5.91 (2.69-13.13) 5.01 (2.44-10.29)
Occurrence of Academic Stressors
Less than often 97 54(55.7) 1  
Often/Always 64 52(81.3) 3.45 (1.55-7.8) 3.17 (1.51-6.68)
Occurrence of Health Stressors
Less than often 147 97(65.9) 1  
Often/Always 14 9(64.2) 0.93 (0.26-3.39) 0.87 (0.28-2.75)
  1. *Adjusted with Age, Gender, Batch of Study, Nationality, Marital Status, Medium of teaching in school, HSSC, Day Scholar/Boarder, Occurrence of Psychosocial Stressors, Occurrence of Academic Stressors, Occurrence of Health Stressors