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Table 3 Is perceiving teenagers to be a serious local problem associated with mental and physical health? Bivariate (unadjusted) and multivariate (adjusted) regression

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

   Unadjusted Adjusted1
Dependent variable Independent variable Coeff2 P3 95% CI4 Coeff2 P3 95% CI4
Physical health (SF-12 v.2) (higher = better) Teenager problems5 -0.59 0.072 (-1.24 0.05) -1.69 0.008 (-2.87 -0.52)
Mental health (SF-12 v.2) (higher = better) Teenager problems5 -0.93 0.002 (-1.53 -0.33) -0.90 0.133 (-2.10 0.31)
  1. 1 Adjusted for sex, ethnic group, household structure, age group, living with children, educational qualifications, and problems paying bills
  2. 2 Coefficients
  3. 3 P value
  4. 4 95% Confidence interval
  5. 5 Reporting teenagers hanging around to be a serious neighbourhood problem (reference category = not a serious neighbourhood problem)
  6. Total sample n = 6008; number of observations = 5844