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Table 4 Proportions of ICU patients’ spouses and matched individuals without a history of mental disorders who visited medical facilities for any mental disorders related to post-intensive care syndrome-family

From: Association between intensive care unit admission of a patient and mental disorders in the spouse: a retrospective matched-pair cohort study

Period of time ICU patients’ spouses (n = 7248) Matched individuals
(n = 29,423)
Adjusted odds ratio (95% CI)* P value
Overall (index date to 6 months) 162 (2.2) 471 (1.6) 1.41 (1.17–1.70)  < 0.001
 Index date to 1 month 24 (0.3) 50 (0.2) 2.07 (1.23–3.47) 0.006
 1–2 months 56 (0.8) 102 (0.3) 2.20 (1.57–3.10)  < 0.001
 2–3 months 55 (0.8) 142 (0.5) 1.56 (1.12–2.15) 0.007
 3–4 months 75 (1.0) 178 (0.6) 1.75 (1.32–2.32)  < 0.001
 4–5 months 69 (1.0) 182 (0.6) 1.61 (1.20–2.14) 0.001
 5–6 months 68 (0.9) 211 (0.7) 1.34 (1.01–1.80) 0.04
  1. Data are presented as n (%)
  2. ICU intensive care unit; CI confidence interval
  3. *Adjusted for age, sex, status of medical insurance, history of sleep disorders, history of anxiety disorders, history of mood disorders, history of post-traumatic stress disorders, and Charlson comorbidity index score