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Table 7 ORs and 95 % CIs for marital status in adulthood according to mother's marital status and parental occupation

From: The lifelong socioeconomic disadvantage of single-mother background - the Helsinki Birth Cohort study 1934–1944

  Married Divorced
Never Married Ever married Never divorced Ever divorced
Model 1 Ref. .67 (.53–.86) Ref. 1.20 (1.00–1.44)
n = 1268 n = 11036 n = 8697 n = 3607
Model 2 Ref. .66 (.51–.85) Ref. 1.24 (1.02–1.49)
n = 1210 n = 10476 n = 8257 n = 3429
Model 3 Ref. .68 (.53–.89) Ref. 1.20 (.99–1.49)
  n = 1210 n = 10476 n = 7337 n = 3074
  1. Marital status as recorded in the National Census at 5-year intervals between 1970 and 2000
  2. Model 1 adjusted for year of birth and sex
  3. Model 2 adjusted as in model 1 + birth order, birth weight, mother’s age, length of gestation and evacuation abroad without parents during World War II
  4. Model 3 adjusted as in model 2 + mother’s occupational status (clerical/worker)
  5. OR odds ratio, CI confidence intervals