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Table 2 Odds ratios for contact with specific services

From: Adolescent school absenteeism and service use in a population-based study

  Moderate absence High absence
  Crude Adjusted* Crude Adjusted*
  OR (CI) OR (CI) OR (CI) OR (CI)
Any service 1.70 (1.56-1.87) 1.56 (1.42-1.72) 2.56 (2.20-2.99) 2.37 (2.01-2.79)
School health services 1.52 (1.34-1.73) 1.37 (1.20–1.56) 1.86 (1.53–2.25) 1.68 (1.38–2.06)
Special needs education 1.23 (0.78–1.95) 1.36 (0.85–2.17) 3.97 (2.38–6.62) 4.05 (2.37–6.91)
Educational psychological service 1.70 (1.28–2.25) 1.66 (1.25–2.21) 3.86 (2.75–5.42) 3.15 (2.22–4.47)
General practitioner 1.55 (1.41–1.71) 1.43 (1.30–1.58) 2.04 (1.75–2.38) 1.94 (1.65–2.28)
Adolescent health clinic 1.72 (1.48–2.01) 1.46 (1.24–1.71) 2.62 (2.12–3.25) 2.11 (1.68–2.65)
Mental health services 2.07 (1.62–2.65) 2.03 (1.58–2.60) 4.46 (3.31–6.01) 3.96 (2.91-5.39)
  1. Odds ratios and 95 % confidence intervals for adolescents with moderate and high compared to low absence
  2. Bold: Statistically significant associations
  3. *Adjusted for age, gender, maternal education and school program