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Table 3 Adjusted associations of mental disorder outcomes with absenteeism

From: Impact of exposure to conflict, tsunami and mental disorders on school absenteeism: findings from a national sample of Sri Lankan children aged 12–17 years

Covariates in model Any psych. disorder a Conduct disorder b Emotional disorder c Hyperactivity disorder d
  OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)
Unadjusted 2.40(1.63-3.55) 2.29(1.43-3.65) 2.48(1.30-4.70) 1.83(0.49-6.87)
Model 1e 2.27 (1.52-3.39) 2.01 (1.24-3.26) 2.48 (1.28-4.80) 1.81(0.44-7.31)
Model 2f 1.79 (1.14-2.82) 1.54 (0.88-2.70) 2.05 (1.00-4.19) 0.89(0.18-4.22)
Model 3g 2.29 (1.52-3.44) 1.99 (1.22-3.25) 2.60 (1.33-5.09) 2.31(0.52-10.24)
Model 4h 2.32(1.53-3.50) 1.87 (1.14-3.07) 3.00 (1.50-6.00) 2.36(0.53-10.48)
  1. CI Confidence Interval, OR Odds ratio.
  2. a, b, c, d Final outcomes obtained through the SDQ algorithm.
  3. e Socio-demographic variables (age, gender, ethnicity, area of residence, type of school).
  4. f Socio-demographic + Socio-economic variables (paternal and maternal education).
  5. g Socio-demographic + Socio-economic variables + Conflict exposure.
  6. h Socio-demographic + Socio-economic variables + Tsunami exposure.