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Table 3 Multivariate analysis of anxiousness, suicidal ideation and physical fight with risk behaviors

From: Nutritional and lifestyle risk behaviors and their association with mental health and violence among Pakistani adolescents: results from the National Survey of 4583 individuals

Characteristics Anxiety (adjusted)* Suicidal ideation (adjusted)** Physical fight (adjusted)***
   OR (95% CI) p-value OR (95% CI) p-value OR (95% CI) p-value
Unhealthy behavior       
  No 1   1   1  
  One 0.87(0.60-1.25) 0.452 1.07(0.82-1.40) 0.596 1.24(1.03-1.48) 0.018
  Two 1.42(0.99-2.05) 0.054 1.52(1.08-2.13) 0.014 1.23(0.95-1.61) 0.111
  Three 1.81(1.22-2.70) 0.003 3.03(1.57-5.84) <0.001 1.92(1.43-2.57) <0.001
  Four or more 2.45(1.31-4.59) 0.004 4.56(2.58-8.07) <0.001 3.15(1.63-6.08) <0.001
Gender        
  Male 1     1  
  Female 1.26(0.90-1.77) 0.168 n/a   0.34(0.24-0.51) <0.001
Age (years)       
  ≤14 1   1    
  >15 1.39(1.10-1.77) 0.005 1.20(0.92-1.55) 0.164 n/a  
Socio economic status       
  Average 1   1   1  
  Below Average 2.21(1.58-3.10) <0.001 1.22(0.90-1.65) 0.198 1.32(1.00-1.74) 0.047
Close friends       
  No 1   1   1  
  Yes 0.64(0.44-0.93) 0.021 0.52(0.32-0.83) 0.006 1.11(0.88-1.40) 0.355
Parental check       
  No n/a   n/a   1  
  Yes      1.02(0.87-1.20) 0.785
Parental understanding       
  No 1   1   1  
  Yes 0.82(0.59-1.13) 0.235 0.67(0.50-0.90) 0.008 0.81(0.69-0.95) 0.011
  1. *Adjusted for gender, age, SES, close friends and Parental understanding.
  2. **Adjusted for age, SES, and Close friends and Parental Understanding.
  3. ***Adjusted for gender, SES, Close Friends, Parental understanding and Parental check.