Table 2

Unadjusted and adjusted logistic regression models evaluating the association between arthritis and (1) perceived need for mental healthcare and (2) use of mental health support among individuals with mental disorders, Canadian Community Health Survey—Mental Health sample (2012)

Perceived need for mental healthcare* (yes vs no) OR (95% CI)Use of mental health support* (yes vs no) OR (95% CI)
Unadjusted model
Arthritis
 NoReferenceReference
 Yes1.64 (1.08 to 2.48)1.26 (0.81 to 1.97)
Multivariable model
Arthritis
 NoReferenceReference
 Yes1.71 (1.06 to 2.77)1.50 (0.89 to 2.51)
Gender
 MenReferenceReference
 Women1.42 (0.99 to 2.04)1.62 (1.10 to 2.37)
Age (years)
 15–241.89 (0.56 to 6.43)2.64 (0.78 to 8.94)
 25–342.67 (0.78 to 9.13)3.61 (1.05 to 12.37)
 35–442.30 (0.66 to 7.96)3.35 (0.96 to 11.60)
 45–542.54 (0.76 to 8.49)2.85 (0.84 to 9.64)
 55–641.88 (0.57 to 6.21)2.04 (0.62 to 6.70)
 65–741.21 (0.31 to 4.65)1.79 (0.48 to 6.65)
 ≥75ReferenceReference
Race/ethnicity
 Visible minorityReferenceReference
 White1.66 (1.05 to 2.61)1.56 (0.96 to 2.53)
Household income
 Quintile 1 (lowest)1.09 (0.60 to 1.96)1.11 (0.61 to 2.03)
 Quintile 21.26 (0.67 to 2.40)0.99 (0.52 to 1.87)
 Quintile 30.67 (0.37 to 1.24)0.93 (0.50 to 1.76)
 Quintile 40.65 (0.34 to 1.23)0.71 (0.37 to 1.36)
 Quintile 5 (highest)ReferenceReference
Geographical region
 UrbanReferenceReference
 Rural1.15 (0.80 to 1.67)0.88 (0.60 to 1.30)
  • Estimates are probability weighted using weights from Statistics Canada.

  • *Adjusted for gender, age, race/ethnicity, income and geographical region.