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Table 2 Crude and fully adjusted effects of all variables on offspring mental distress

From: Paternal and maternal alcohol abuse and offspring mental distress in the general population: the Nord-Trøndelag health study

  N B (CI) Unadjusted p. B (CI) Adjusted p.
Age    .00   .00
12-14 years 671 -.37 (−.45- -.29) .00 -.16 (−.24 - -.08) .00
>14-16.5 years 1770 -.20 (−.2 - -.14) .00 -.10 (−.16 - -.04) .01
>16.5-19 years 1571 0a   0a
Gender child    .00   .00
Boys 1997 -.45 (−.51- -.39) .00 -.32 (−.37 - -.26) .00
Girls 2015 0a   0a  
Paternal alcohol    .07   .14
Father abuses 169 .12 (−.01 - .25) .07 .08 (−.03 - .19) .14
alcohol      
Father does not 3843 0a   0a  
abuse alcohol      
Maternal alcohol    .00   .03
Mother abuses 83 .34 (.16 - .53) .00 .16 (.01 - .31) .03
alcohol      
Mother does not 3929 0a   0a  
abuse alcohol      
Divorce    .00   .23
Divorced 317 .20 (.08 - .32) .00 .06 (−.04 - .16) .23
Not divorced 3695 0a    
Education father    .01   .01
Elementary and secondary school 890 -.04 (−.12 - .05) .40 -.08(−.17 - .00) .05
High school 2152 .08 (.00 - .15) .05 .03 (−.04 - .09) .43
University 970 0a   0a  
Education mother    .57   .56
Elementary and secondary school 837 .02 (−.07 - .11) .71 -.01 (−.09 - .08) .84
High school 2283 .04 (−.04 - .12) .30 -.03 (−.10 - .03) .34
University 892 0a   0a  
Income parents b   -.01 (−.05 - .02) .39 .03 (.00 - .07) .04
Siblings    .00   .36
No siblings 1004 .17 (.10 - .24) .00 .03 (−.03 - .09) .36
One or more siblings 3008 0a   0a  
Father Mental Distress b   .10 (.07 - .13) .00 .04 (.02 - .07) .01
Mother Mental Distress b   .10 (.07 - .13) .00 .02 (−.00 - .05) .08
Witnessed parents drunk    .00   .17
Never 3051 -.17 (−.30 - -.03) .02 .03 (−.09 - .14) .68
A few times per year 755 -.01 (−.16 - .14) .91 .08 (−.04 - .21) .20
A few times per month or week 206 0a-   0a  
Social Network    .00   .00
Poor social network 443 1.08 (.97 – 1.18) .00 .70 (.57 – .77) .00
Quite poor social network 545 .70 (.62 - .79) .00 .47 (.38 - .55) .00
Quite good social network 1008 .40 (.33 - .46) .00 .22 (.16- .28) .00
Good social network 2016 0a   0a  
Extraversion b   -.12 (−.15 - -.09) .00 -.03 (−.06 - -.01) .02
Psychoticism b   .06 (.03 - .09) .00 .01 (−.02 - .03) .75
Academic Problems b   .38 (.35 - .42) .00 .22 (.19 - .26) .00
Conduct Problems b   .06 (.03 - .10) .00 .08 (.05 - .11) .00
Being Bullied b   .16 (.12 - .19) .00 .05 (.02 - .08) .00
Dissatisfied at School b   .13 (.10 - .16) .00 -.06 (−.03 - -.09) .00
Self-esteem b   -.41 (−.44 - -.39) .00 -.23 (−.26 - -.20) .00
  1. a Reference group b Estimates are standardized beta coefficients.