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Table 5 Ethnicity stratified logistic regressions for associations between experiencing ethnic discrimination and depression, smoking and school achievement outcomes, Youth'07

From: Ethnic discrimination prevalence and associations with health outcomes: data from a nationally representative cross-sectional survey of secondary school students in New Zealand

  Māori Pacific Asian Other NZ European
Significant depressive symptoms in past 12 months
Yes      
OR 3.35 2.94 2.28 2.77 4.10
95% CI 1.98, 5.67 1.53, 5.64 1.55, 3.36 1.19, 6.45 2.90, 5.80
Unsure      
OR 1.94 1.93 2.53 1.08 2.32
95% CI 1.24, 3.04 1.07, 3.48 1.67, 3.83 0.59, 1.99 1.69, 3.18
No 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
Smokes cigarettes at least weekly
Yes      
OR 3.62 1.29 1.50 3.37 4.00
95% CI 2.31, 5.67 0.62, 2.60 0.62, 3.64 0.93, 12.25 2.62, 6.10
Unsure      
OR 1.76 0.96 1.15 5.47 2.05
95% CI 1.16, 2,68 0.35, 2.60 0.48, 2.78 2.23, 13.43 1.42, 2.96
No 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
Achievement near top/above or about the middle
Yes      
OR 0.44 0.77 0.93 0.37 0.52
95% CI 0.29, 0.67 0.37, 1.61 0.47, 1.85 0.14, 0.97 0.35, 0.77
Unsure      
OR 0.71 0.73 0.39 0.21 0.51
95% CI 0.49, 1.05 0.42, 1.26 0.20, 0.77 0.10, 0.43 0.35, 0.74
No 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
  1. Adjusted for age, sex, NZDep2006, food security, housing mobility
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