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Table 1 demographic characteristics of participants who report serious teenager problems: multivariate logistic regression model

From: Is concern about young people's anti-social behaviour associated with poor health? cross-sectional evidence from residents of deprived urban neighbourhoods

  Dependent variable: Participants who report that teenagers are a serious problem
Independent variables Category N1 %2 OR3 P4 95% CI5
Sex Male 490 20.43 1.00   
  Female 842 23.32 1.15 0.071 (0.99-1.34)
Ethnic group White British 1074 21.48 1.00   
  Other 257 25.73 0.91 0.533 (0.68-1.22)
Household structure Cohabiting 489 23.37 1.00   
  Single 832 21.54 0.93 0.468 (0.77-1.13)
Age group (years) 65 or older 209 14.09 1.00   
  55 to 64 160 19.88 1.45 0.007 (1.10-1.90)
  40 to 54 373 24.21 1.75 < 0.001 (1.40- 2.19)
  25 to 39 437 26.52 1.90 < 0.001 (1.41-2.58)
  16 to 24 136 29.18 2.21 < 0.001 (1.49-3.27)
Living with children No 794 19.53 1.00   
  Yes 527 27.64 1.18 0.049 (1.00-1.39)
Educational qualifications 1 or more 396 25.26 1.00   
  None 936 21.18 0.89 0.203 (0.74-1.06)
Problems paying bills Never 936 20.40 1.00   
  Sometimes 396 27.89 1.43 0.005 (1.11-1.85)
  1. 1 Number of participants from each category who report teenagers are a serious neighbourhood problem
  2. 2 Percentage of participants from each category who report teenagers are a serious neighbourhood problem
  3. 3 Odds ratio
  4. 4 P value
  5. 5 95% Confidence interval
  6. reference category in italics.
  7. total sample n = 6008; number of observations = 5858.