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Table 3 Bivariate analyses of selected behaviors according to child-specific items involving negative experiences with peers

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

  Cigarette smoking Alcohol drinking Sexual relations
Have other young people … Relative risk* 95% CI Relative risk* 95% CI Relative risk* 95% CI
Taken something without permission or stolen from you 0.81 0.54–1.20 1.22 0.98–1.51 1.19 0.88–1.62
Tried to get you into trouble with your friends 1.59 1.09–2.30 1.87 1.52–2.30 1.76 1.30–2.38
Made fun of you for some reason 1.15 0.74–1.77 1.45 1.14–1.85 1.55 1.12–2.15
Refused to talk to you or made other people not talk to you 1.05 0.66–1.69 1.40 1.09–1.79 1.64 1.18–2.30
Made you uncomfortable by staring at you for a long time 1.17 0.75–1.82 1.35 1.06–1.73 1.51 1.08–2.12
Tried to break or damage something of yours 0.93 0.55–1.59 1.19 0.88–1.61 1.34 0.90–1.98
Punched, kicked or beat you up 2.13 1.31–3.48 1.39 0.93–2.08 2.00 1.30–3.09
Hurt you physically in any other way 1.71 1.07–2.74 1.40 1.01–1.95 2.01 1.38–2.91
  1. *Each of the eight items was dichotomized as 2+ times vs. none/one time, adjusted for gender.
  2. p < 0 · 05.