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Table 2 Association between any parental psychopathology and offspring SM

From: The impact of parental psychopathology and sociodemographic factors in selective mutism - a nationwide population-based study

Parental psychopathologyaCases (N = 860)
N (%)
Controls (N = 3250)
N (%)
Unadjusted
OR (95% CI)
Adjusted
OR (95% CI)
None501 (59.6)2425 (75.3)ReferenceReference
Both69 (8.2)108 (3.4)3.0 (2.2–4.2)***2.8 (2.0–4.0)***
Mother only163 (19.4)392 (12.2)2.0 (1.6–2.5)***2.0 (1.6–2.5)***
Father onlya108 (12.8)294 (9.1)1.8 (1.4–2.3)***1.7 (1.4–2.2)***
  1. Odds ratios (OR) were adjusted for socioeconomic status, maternal age and paternal age.
  2. aMissing paternal data for 19 cases (2.2%) and 31 controls (1.0%)
  3. *** P-value< 0.0001