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Table 4 Multiple Poisson regression assessing selected behaviors according to bullying-related items at age 15

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

  Cigarette smoking at age 15 Alcohol drinking at age 15 Ever had sexual relations by age 15
Have other young people … Relative risk 95% CI Relative risk 95% CI Relative risk 95% CI
Tried to get you into trouble with your friends 1.54* 1.05–2.25 1.86* 1.51–2.31 1.69* 1.25–2.30
Punched, kicked or beat you up 1.98* 1.21–3.25 1.25 0.86–1.83 1.79* 1.17–2.75
Gender (M vs. F) 2.58* 1.73–3.84 1.05 0.85–1.29 1.80* 1.32–2.45
  1. *p < 0.05.
  2. Notes: The two bullying-related items were categorized as 2+ times vs. none/one time. The relative risks were simultaneously estimated, with all three variables in each model.