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Table 6 Gender differences in predictors of depressive symptoms: Separate analysis for males and females

From: Correlates of depressive symptoms among Latino and Non-Latino White adolescents: Findings from the 2003 California Health Interview Survey

  Male (N = 2048)   Female (N = 1962)  
Characteristics OR (95% CI)* p-value OR (95% CI)* p-value
Latino versus Non-Latino White 1.27 (0.74–2.19) 0.39 1.60 (1.08–2.39) 0.02
Age: 12–13 vs. 16–17 1.00 (0.58–1.71) 0.99 0.92 (0.59–1.44) 0.71
Age: 14–15 vs. 16–17 0.56 (0.31–1.02) 0.06 1.51 (0.99–2.29) 0.06
<200% poverty level vs. > 200% 1.12 (0.64–1.94) 0.70 1.54 (1.03–2.30) 0.04
Household type: One parent vs. both 2.36 (1.46–3.81) <0.001 1.16 (0.79–1.70) 0.45
Support at home: low vs. high 1.73 (1.01–2.98) 0.05 0.97 (0.68–1.39) 0.86
Support at school: low vs. high 3.21 (1.80–5.72) <0.001 3.78 (2.51–5.71) <0.001
  1. * adjusted for all other variables in the tables