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Table 3 Univariate and multivariate logistic regression analysis for high depressive symptomatology in male adolescents

From: Psycho-social factors associated with high depressive symptomatology in female adolescents and gender difference in adolescent depression: an epidemiological survey in China’s Hubei Province

Correlates Univariate analysis Multivariate analysis
P Crude OR (95%CI) P Adjusted OR (95%CI)
Rural areas 0.439 0.932 (0.781 ~ 1.113)   
Age 0.009* 1.129 (1.031 ~ 1.236) 0.009* 1.145 (1.034 ~ 1.266)
Boarding status 0.328 1.095 (0.913 ~ 1.315)   
Key class 0.030* 1.220 (1.020 ~ 1.461) 0.058 1.206 (0.994 ~ 1.464)
Three generational household 0.627 0.949 (0.770 ~ 1.171)   
Single parent family <  0.001* 1.801 (1.386 ~ 2.342) <  0.001* 1.734 (1.327 ~ 2.265)
Current caregivers 0.783    
 Parents   1.00   
 Grandparents 0.546 0.928 (0.728 ~ 1.182)   
 Other relatives 0.758 1.089 (0.634 ~ 1.871)   
Sibling children 0.938 0.993 (0.831 ~ 1.186   
Left behind types 0.072   0.071  
 Un-left-behind   1.00   1.00
 Father absent 0.035* 1.473 (1.027 ~ 2.112) 0.053 1.436 (0.996 ~ 2.071)
 Mother absent 0.115 1.549 (0.899 ~ 2.669) 0.181 1.462 (0.838 ~ 2.550)
 Both absent 0.260 1.128 (0.915 ~ 1.392) 0.077 1.225 (0.978 ~ 1.534)
Father’s education level 0.883    
 Primary School and Below   1.00   
 Junior middle school 0.824 0.965 (0.704 ~ 1.322)   
 Senior middle school 0.611 0.918 (0.661 ~ 1.275)   
 College degree and above 0.950 1.011 (0.731 ~ 1.397)   
Mother’s education level 0.928    
 Primary School and Below   1.00   
 Junior middle school 0.942 0.991 (0.770 ~ 1.275)   
 Senior middle school 0.907 0.984 (0.754 ~ 1.285)   
 College degree and above 0.651 1.062 (0.818 ~ 1.380)   
Physical activity <  0.001* 0.666 (0.539 ~ 0.822) <  0.001* 0.632 (0.509 ~ 0.783)
Birth order 964    
 Only children   1.00   
 Eldest children 0.692 0.952 (0.747 ~ 1.214)   
 Middle children 0.978 0.996 (0.732 ~ 1.355)   
 Youngest children 0.840 1.023 (0.823 ~ 1.271)   
Having younger brother(s) 0.749 0.964 (0.772 ~ 1.204)   
Having younger sister(s) 0.635 1.061 (0.832 ~ 1.353)   
Having elder brother(s) 0.734 1.043 (0.817 ~ 1.333)   
Having elder sister(s) 0.954 1.006 (0.825 ~ 1.226)   
  1. OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval
  2. *Statistically significant at p <  0.05 level, two-sided