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Table 2 Odds ratios (OR) of mental health problems in the child generation, as predicted by the parental generation’s mental health problems and the child generation’s peer status position. Results from logistic regression analysis (n = 12,120)

From: Intergenerational patterns of mental health problems: the role of childhood peer status position

  Mental health problems in the child generation OR (95% Confidence Intervals)
Men (n = 5998) Women (n = 6122)
Model 1a Model 2b Model 1a Model 2b
Mental health problems in the parental generation
 No (ref.) 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
 Yes 1.97 (1.40, 2.77) 1.86 (1.32, 2.62) 2.16 (1.57, 2.98) 2.08 (1.51, 2.87)
Peer status position
 Marginalised 1.60 (1.15, 2.22) 1.53 (1.11, 2.14) 1.57 (1.13, 2.19) 1.50 (1.07, 2.10)
 Low status 1.70 (1.28, 2.27) 1.65 (1.24, 2.21) 1.35 (1.03, 1.77) 1.31 (1.00, 1.72)
 Medium status 1.29 (0.99, 1.68) 1.27 (0.98, 1.66) 1.07 (0.84, 1.37) 1.05 (0.82, 1.35)
 High status (ref.) 1.00 1.00 1.00 1.00
  1. a Adjusted for school class size and social class in the parental generation
  2. b Adjusted for school class size and social class in the parental generation + adjusted for mental health problems in the parental generation and peer status position, respectively