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Table 3 Summary of the relationship between BSS score and child health scale scores from the ACHESS using mixed effects multiple linear regression models a

From: Parent-reported measures of child health and wellbeing in same-sex parent families: a cross-sectional survey

Scale β (95% CI) P value
ITQOL (0-4 years)   
Physical activity -3.03 (-5.86, -0.21) .04
Growth and development -0.08 (-3.24, 3.08) .96
Bodily pain -7.32 (-15.07, 0.42) .06
Temperament and mood -2.21 (-7.40, 2.98) .41
General behavior -8.33 (-17.85, 1.19) .09
Global behavior -8.00 (-17.45, 1.43) .10
Behavior -5.07 (-10.72, 0.58) .08
Combined behavior -6.35 (-12.75, 0.06) .05
General health -4.76 (-11.38, 1.87) .16
Parental impact-emotional -3.38 (-8.46, 1.71) .19
Parental impact-time -1.25 (-6.32, 3.81) .63
Family cohesion -4.87 (-12.27, 2.52) .20
CHQ (5-17 years)   
Physical functioning -5.57 (-14.07, 2.93) .20
Role-emotional/behavioral -7.15 (-15.56, 1.262) .10
Role-physical -1.34 (-8.90, 6.21) .73
Bodily pain -2.60 (-12.69, 7.50) .61
General behavior -4.87 (-14.16, 4.42) .30
Mental health -10.45 (-18.48, -2.42) .01
Self esteem -4.04 (-15.93, 7.85) .51
General health 2.54 (-7.72, 12.80) .63
Parental impact-emotional -4.50 (-13.88, 4.87) .35
Parental impact-time -0.20 (-9.55, 9.15) .97
Family activities -7.98 (-18.06, 2.10) .12
Family cohesion -9.82 (-17.86, -1.78) .02
SDQ (3-17 years)   
Emotional symptoms 0.94 (0.08, 1.81) .03
Conduct problems 0.39 (-0.41, 1.19) .34
Hyperactivity-inattention 0.69 (-0.46, 1.83) .24
Peer problems -0.20 (-1.02, 0.62) .63
Prosocial behavior 0.76 (-0.19, 1.72) .12
Total difficulties 1.84 (-0.74, 4.42) .16
  1. aData adjusted for fixed effects predictors of: parent in a relationship, parent gender, biological child, family formation (heterosexual sex, home insemination, ART, surrogacy, unknown donor), relationship at conception, parent education, household income, parent age, and region, and the random effects predictor of family.