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Table 3 Associations between atopic dermatitis (AD) with mental health variables among 72,435 Korean adolescents

From: Association of atopic dermatitis with depressive symptoms and suicidal behaviors among adolescents in Korea: the 2013 Korean Youth Risk Behavior Survey

  Had depression symptomsa ORb
(95% Cl)
Suicide ideation ORb
(95% Cl)
Suicide planning ORb
(95% Cl)
Suicide attempt ORb
(95% Cl)
  No, N Yes, N   No, N Yes, N   No, N Yes, N   No, N Yes, N  
Total
AD
No 46,914 20,617 1.0 56,505 11,026 1.0 63,753 3,778 1.0 64,810 2,721 1.0
Yes 3,091 1,813 1.24 (1.15-1.34) 3,860 1,044 1.23 (1.13-1.35) 4,514 390 1.29 (1.13-1.48) 4,604 300 1.31 (1.12-1.52)
Male
AD
No 25,985 8,570 1.0 30,127 4,428 1.0 32,939 1,616 1.0 33,579 976 1.0
Yes 1,477 623 1.21 (1.07-1.37) 1,758 342 1.20 (1.02-1.40) 1,961 139 1.23 (0.99-1.52) 2,011 89 1.37 (1.04-1.80)
Female
AD
No 20,929 12,047 1.0 26,378 6,598 1.0 30,814 2,162 1.0 31,231 1,745 1.0
Yes 1,614 1,190 1.25 (1.14-1.38) 2,102 702 1.25 (1.12-1.39) 2,553 251 1.33 (1.13-1.57) 2,593 211 1.28 (1.08-1.53)
  1. aAmong various symptoms of depression, this includes feelings of sadness or hopelessness hampering daily activities for over 2 weeks
  2. bOdds ratio adjusted for sex, age, residence, family affluence, father’s education attainment, mother’s education attainment, alcohol consumption, sleep duration, sleep satisfaction, violence