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Table 4 Univariate and multivariate logistic regression analysis for high depressive symptomatology in female 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 0.307 0.904 (0.744 ~ 1.098)   
Age 0.003* 1.172 (1.057 ~ 1.300) 0.001* 1.201 (1.076 ~ 1.341)
Boarding status 0.161 0.856 (0.689 ~ 1.064)   
Key class 0.209 1.130 (0.934 ~ 1.369)   
Three generational household 0.884 0.983 (0.783 ~ 1.235)   
Single parent family < 0.001* 2.018 (1.461 ~ 2.786) < 0.001* 2.004 (1.448 ~ 2.772)
Current caregivers 0.997    
 Parents   1.00   
 Grandparents 0.953 1.009 (0.762 ~ 1.335)   
 Other relatives 0.966 1.089 (0.634 ~ 1.871)   
Sibling children 0.533 0.941 (0.776 ~ 1.140)   
Left behind types 0.783    
 Un-left-behind   1.00   
 Father absent 0.652 1.098 (0.730 ~ 1.652)   
 Mother absent 0.542 1.201 (0.666 ~ 2.165)   
 Both absent 0.407 1.105 (0.872 ~ 1.401)   
Father’s education level 0.131   0.74  
Primary School and Below   1.00   1.00
 Junior middle school 0.023* 0.650 (0.448 ~ 0.943) 0.021* 0.641 (0.439 ~ 0.934)
 Senior middle school 0.033* 0.665 (0.457 ~ 0.968) 0.010* 0.603 (0.410 ~ 0.888)
 College degree and above 0.078 0.719 (0.499 ~ 1.037) 0.021* 0.639 (0.437 ~ 0.936)
Mother’s education level 0.584    
 Primary School and Below   1.00   
 Junior middle school 0.299 0.854 (0.633 ~ 1.151)   
 Senior middle school 0.939 1.012 (0.751 ~ 1.364)   
 College degree and above 0.594 0.924 (0.691 ~ 1.236)   
Physical activity < 0.054* 0.767 (0.585 ~ 1.005) 0.073 0.778 (0.592 ~ 1.023)
Birth order 0.508    
 Only children   1.00   
 Eldest children 0.944 1.008 (0.812 ~ 1.251)   
 Middle children 0.245 0.794 (0.539 ~ 1.171)   
 Youngest children 0.335 0.866 (0.646 ~ 1.160)   
Having younger brother(s) 0.867 1.017 (0.832 ~ 1.245)   
Having younger sister(s) 0.422 1.121 (0.848 ~ 1.483)   
Having elder brother(s) 0.967 0.994 (0.754 ~ 1.311)   
Having elder sister(s) 0.225 0.830 (0.615 ~ 1.121)   
  1. OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval
  2. *Statistically significant at p < 0.05 level, two-sided