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Table 4 Predictors of different forms of violence in girls and boys

From: Violence against primary school children with disabilities in Uganda: a cross-sectional study

Characteristic Emotional violence/neglect versus no emotional violence/neglect Sexual violence versus no sexual violence Physical Violence from non-school staff versus no violence from non-school staff Past week physical violence from school staff versus no past week violence from school staff Any of these forms of violence versus none
  aORa(95% CI) p aORa(95% CI) p aORa(95% CI) p aORa(95% CI) p aORa(95% CI) p
Girls (n = 1920)
Age (years, continuous) 0.99 (0.91-1.09) 0.889 1.31 (1.16-1.50) <0.001 0.86 (0.78-0.94) 0.001 0.91 (0.86-0.96) 0.002 0.90 (0.76-1.06) 0.188
Ate at least 3 meals yesterday 0.93 (0.77-1.13) 0.486 0.83 (0.58-1.18) 0.284 1.12 (0.86-1.47) 0.394 0.81 (0.66-0.99) 0.043 1.03 (0.78-1.36) 0.820
Shares a sleeping area with at least 2 other children versus less 0.78 (0.60-1.02) 0.065 0.72 (0.56-0.92) 0.01 0.88 (0.75-1.03) 0.113 1.04 (0.80-1.37) 0.748 0.74 (0.58-0.93) 0.011
Shares a sleeping area with any adults versus none 0.96 (0.81-1.13) 0.598 0.98 (0.77-1.25) 0.855 1.08 (0.79-1.46) 0.630 1.14 (0.95-1.35) 0.153 1.14 (0.87-1.50) 0.335
Works less than 1 hour per day 1   1   1   1   1  
Works 1-2 hours per day 1.28 (0.99-1.64) 0.055 1.07 (0.77-1.53) 0.685 1.39 (1.02-1.89) 0.037 1.24 (1.02-1.51) 0.030 1.35 (0.92-1.99) 0.125
Works more than 2 hours per day 2.69 (1.80-4.03) <0.001 1.56 (0.87-2.73) 0.120 1.53 (0.94-2.48) 0.086 1.91 (1.13-3.26) 0.018 3.72 (1.79-7.75) 0.001
Disability 1.36 (0.86-2.13) 0.179 2.15 (1.33-3.48) 0.002 1.26 (0.80-1.99) 0.309 1.46 (1.00-2.12) 0.047 1.52 (0.68-3.39) 0.298
Low mental health difficulties 1   1   1   1   1  
Medium mental health difficulties 2.30 (1.66-3.19) 0.001 1.97(1.35-2.88) 0.001 1.38 (0.92-2.06) 0.113 1.38 (1.04-1.83) 0.025 2.28 (1.52-3.41) <0.001
High mental health difficulties 2.92 (2.02-4.24) 0.001 2.18 (1.31-3.61) 0.003 1.62 (1.08-2.41) 0.020 2.36 (1.58-3.54) <0.001 2.95 (1.46-5.94) 0.003
Boys (n = 1759)
Age (years, continuous) 0.98 (0.90-1.07) 0.624    0.85 (0.80-0.90) <0.001 0.90 (0.82-0.98) 0.018 0.86 (0.77-0.96) 0.010
Ate at least 3 meals yesterday 0.87 (0.71-1.08) 0.200    1.06 (0.79-1.44) 0.675 0.94 (0.74-1.19) 0.586 1.12 (0.78-1.60) 0.524
Shares a sleeping area with at least 2 other children versus less 0.72 (0.58-0.90) 0.005    0.94 (1.79-1.12) 0.493 0.84 (0.69-1.03) 0.090 0.86 (0.68-1.10) 0.224
Shares a sleeping area with any adults versus none 0.98 (0.81-1.18) 0.812    1.18 (0.85-1.65) 0.317 0.92 (0.68-1.24) 0.558 1.11 (0.80-1.53) 0.523
Works less than 1 hour per day 1     1   1   1  
Works 1-2 hours per day 1.49 (1.14-1.95) 0.005    1.55 (1.16-2.08) 0.004 1.41 (1.11-1.80) 0.006 1.73 (1.27-2.36) 0.001
Works more than 2 hours per day 1.54 (0.99-2.42) 0.056    1.62 (0.99-2.67) 0.056 1.23 (0.94-1.61) 0.132 1.59 (0.97-2.63) 0.067
Disability 1.08 (0.74-1.56) 0.672    1.17 (0.80-1.69) 0.409 0.62 (0.48-0.81) 0.001 1.01 (0.62-1.63) 0.972
Low mental health difficulties 1     1   1   1  
Medium mental health difficulties 2.21 (1.47-3.34) <0.001    1.37 (1.01-1.87) 0.045 2.02 (1.47-2.80) <0.001 2.55 (1.51-4.28) 0.001
High mental health difficulties 3.05 (1.86-5.01) <0.001    1.84 (1.25-2.71) 0.003 2.30 (1.67-3.16) <0.001 3.63 (1.81-7.28) 0.001
  1. aAdjusted for all other variables in model.