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Table 4 Effects of ACEs separately by gender on standardized mental health outcomes with significant gender effects

From: Adverse childhood experiences and mental health in young adults: a longitudinal survey

ACE Girls Boys
  b. s.e. b. s.e.
Depression     
   Sex abuse/assault .614* .127 1.41* .370
Drug Use     
   Sex abuse/assault .285* .128 1.85* .388
   Sum of ACEs .130* .029 .206* .032
Antisocial Behavior     
   Sent away from home .522* .180 1.52* .194
   Witnessed injury/murder .322* .118 .723* .107
   Sex abuse/assault .199 .129 1.06* .376
   Physically assaulted .586* .196 .803* .137
   Physically abused .070 .188 1.06* .242
   Seriously neglected .017 .230 .937* .333
   Sum of ACEs .094* .029 .248* .030
  1. *p < .05
  2. Only significant gender differences are presented. All models include controls for main effects of gender, race, and parents' SES.
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