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Table 1 Bivariate analyses of bullying status at ages 8 and 15 according to current smoking, alcohol drinking, and having had sex at age 15

From: Victimization of Peruvian adolescents and health risk behaviors: young lives cohort

  Yes–Yes n = 85 (12.6%) Yes–No n = 235 (34.8%) No–Yes n = 61 (9.0%) No–No n = 294 (43.6%) Chi-square/P value Relative risk* 95% CI
Cigarette smoking
  Yes 29.0 17.8 17.2 17.4 5.66 1.58 1.00–2.50
  No 71.0 82.2 82.8 82.6 0.13 1.00  
Alcohol drinking
  Yes 48.0 33.8 29.3 38.0 6.62 1.57 1.04–2.38
  No 52.0 66.2 70.7 62.0 0.09 1.00  
Sexual relations
  Yes 42.9 23.7 20.7 21.6 15.68 2.17 1.41–3.33
  No 57.1 76.3 79.3 78.4 0.00 1.00  
  1. *Yes–Yes vs. otherwise, adjusted for gender.
  2. p < 0 · 05.
  3. Notes: Incidence of caregiver report of child bullied at ages 8 and 15: Yes-Yes (bullied at age 8 and 15), Yes-No (bullied at age 8, but not 15), No-Yes (not bullied at age 8, but bullied at age 15), and No-No (not bullied at age 8 or 15).