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Table 4 Associations of teacher-reported peer victimization with health symptoms reported by the children

From: Peer victimization as reported by children, teachers, and parents in relation to children's health symptoms

  Health symptoms reported by the children
  Sadness Anxiety Stomach ache Headache
Victimization reported by: Odds ratio
(95% CI)
S&V a/ V e Odds ratio
(95% CI)
A&V b/ V e Odds ratio
(95% CI)
Sa&V c/ V e Odds ratio
(95% CI)
Ha&V d/ V e
Teachers   N   N   N   N
Never 1.00 46/162 1.00 20/162 1.00 42/163 1.00 45/162
Seldom 0.8 (0.5 to 1.3) 44/168 1.5 (0.8 to 2.8) 28/166 1.1 (0.7 to 1.8) 51/169 1.5 (0.9 to 2.4) 57/168
Sometimes 0.9 (0.4 to 1.8) 14/55 2.9 (1.4 to 6.1) 16/55 1.5 (0.8 to 3.0) 19/54 1.5 (0.8 to 3.0) 20/53
Weekly/daily 1.4 (0.3 to 6.2) 3/8 4.3 (1.0 to 19.5) 3/8 2.5 (0.6 to 10.6) 4/8 1.6 (0.4 to 7.0) 3/8
  1. Logistic regression with sadness, anxiety, stomach ache and headache as the dependent variables and victimization as categorical covariate adjusted for gender and grade. The prevalence is stated in numbers (N).
  2. a Sadness & Victimization
  3. b Anxiety & Victimization
  4. c Stomach ache & Victimization
  5. d Headache & Victimization
  6. e Victimization