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Table 3 Multivariate analysis for HSCL-10 and its subscales among migrant careworkers during COVID-19 pandemic, Israel, 2020

From: A rapid assessment of migrant careworkers’ psychosocial status during Israel’s COVID-19 lockdown

  HSCL-10 Anxiety Subscale Depression Subscale
Variable OR 95%CI OR 95% CI OR 95% CI
Age (years) continuous 0.95 0.90–0.99 0.99 0.94–1.04 0.97 0.92–1.01
Sex Female 2.33 1.41–9.67 1.56 0.77–4.84 1.89 0.84–8.17
Malea . . . . . .
Region of Origin Non-Philippine Origin 2.83 1.30–6.17 1.23 0.56–2.68 1.59 0.78–3.26
Philippines . . . . . .
Time in Israel < 6 months 1.00 0.03–29.12 2.63 0.12–57.20 1.45 0.06–36.00
6–12 months 0.83 0.14–5.04 0.98 0.17–5.45 1.49 0.30–7.36
> 63 months 1.70 0.86–3.34 1.26 0.64–2.50 1.34 0.71–2.53
13–62 months . . . . q .
Visa Areab Area 1 0.93 0.35–2.46 1.76 0.61–5.06 0.93 0.38–2.30
Area 2 0.78 0.33–1.89 1.75 0.67–4.58 0.87 0.38–2.00
Area 3 . . . . . .
Residence Lives with employer on work days; apartment for rest days 1.74 0.86–3.53 1.35 0.65–2.77 1.47 0.76–2.85
Does not live with employer at all 3.06 0.60–15.49 2.83 0.70–11.37 4.85 0.99–23.67
Exclusively full-time with employer . . . . . .
General Health Average/Poor/Very Poor 2.98 1.10–8.12 3.60 1.46–8.88 2.24 0.89–5.59
Very Good/Good . . . . . .
Employer’s Family Visits Frequency during Lockdown More than usual 1.07 0.38–3.00 0.79 0.28–2.23 1.16 0.44–3.07
Less than usual 1.12 0.50–2.52 0.73 0.32–1.64 0.91 0.43–1.96
about the same as usual . . . . . .
Access to hand sanitizers Lower access 0.96 0.33–2.85 1.39 0.47–4.15 1.11 0.40–3.07
Higher access . . . . . .
Personal Protective Equipment Low availability 1.40 0.55–3.61 0.70 0.27–1.85 1.75 0.71–4.32
Moderate availability 1.04 0.47–2.30 0.72 0.33–1.59 1.30 0.61–2.77
High availability . . . . . .
Household Food Security food insecurity 5.85 2.64–12.94 3.00 1.46–6.17 3.64 1.77–7.52
Adequate food security . . . . . .
Laundry Access Never 0.38 0.08–1.80 0.23 0.03–1.76 0.40 0.08–1.79
Sometimes 0.34 0.11–1.10 0.36 0.10–1.33 0.41 0.13–1.26
Always . . . . . .
Confidence to Care Not Confident 3.85 1.88–7.89 1.80 0.90–3.62 2.32 1.19–4.51
Confident . . . . . .
COVID-19 Related Racism Experienced racism 1.38 0.72–2.62 0.96 0.57–2.25 1.42 0.78–2.61
Did not experience racism . . . . . .
  1. aincluded “prefer not to say” (n = 6)
  2. bArea 1- Tel Aviv and its suburbs; Area 2- Jerusalem, Haifa, and the Center; Area 3- the periphery