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Table 1 Social and emotional well-being of ABC study participants by socio-demographic factors

From: Oral health and social and emotional well-being in a birth cohort of Aboriginal Australian young adults

  Anxiety
mean (95% CI)
Resilience
mean (95% CI)
Depression
mean (95% CI)
Suicide
mean (95% CI)
Mental health
mean (95% CI)
Total 2.07 (1.78-2.36) 21.64 (21.19-22.09) 4.06 (3.71-4.41) 0.52 (0.38-0.66) 6.65 (6.04-7.26)
Range 0-18 5-27 0-17 0-9 0-30
Socio-demographic      
Sex      
   Male 1.54 (1.21-1.87)* 22.74 (22.13-23.35)* 3.34 (2.85-3.83)* 0.24 (0.14-0.34)* 5.12 (4.39-5.85)*
   Female 2.53 (2.08-2.98) 20.68 (20.05-21.31) 4.69 (4.22-5.16) 0.77 (0.55-0.99) 7.99 (7.11-8.87)
Residential location      
   Regional 1.97 (1.38-2.56) 21.53 (20.57-22.49) 3.82 (3.08-4.56) 0.57 (0.26-0.88) 6.36 (5.11-7.61)
   Rural/remote 2.10 (1.77-2.43) 21.67 (21.16-22.18) 4.13 (3.74-4.52) 0.51 (0.37-0.65) 6.74 (6.05-7.43)
Source of household income      
   Job 1.39 (0.68-2.10) 23.52 (22.48-24.56)* 4.11 (3.03-5.19) 0.65 (0.16-1.14) 6.15 (4.31-7.99)
   Welfare 2.18 (1.87-2.49) 21.34 (20.85-21.83) 4.06 (3.69-4.43) 0.50 (0.38-0.62) 6.73 (6.10-7.36)
Household size      
   Four or less people 2.09 (1.48-2.70) 22.84 (21.96-23.72)* 4.31 (3.57-5.05) 0.61 (0.26-0.96) 7.01 (5.66-8.36)
   Five or more people 2.09 (1.74-2.44) 21.28 (20.75-21.81) 3.94 (3.55-4.33) 0.49 (0.35-0.63) 6.51 (5.82-7.20)
Do you own a car?      
   No 2.15 (1.84-2.46) 21.43 (20.94-21.92)* 4.09 (3.72-4.46) 0.55 (0.41-0.69) 6.79 (6.14-7.44)
   Yes 1.36 (0.85-1.87) 23.58 (22.42-24.74) 3.79 (2.89-4.69) 0.27 (0.02-0.52) 5.42 (4.26-6.58)
  1. *P < 0.05