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Table 2 Univariate logistic regression for a low health-related quality of lifea. HBSC, French-speaking Belgium, 2014 (n = 1778)

From: Feelings about the timing of first sexual intercourse and health-related quality of life among adolescents

Variables % low HQRoL cOR (95% CI)b P value
Feeling about timing of first sexual intercourse
 Wished it had happened sooner or it was right time 23.2 1 < 0.001
 Wished it had happened later or did not really want it 33.5 1.67 (1.28–2.17)
 Did not think about it 29.3 1.37 (1.05–1.80)
Age at interview
 16 years old 29.8 1 0.48
 17 years old 24.7 0.78 (0.57–1.06)
 18 years old 26.2 0.84 (0.60–1.17)
 19–20 years old 26.6 0.85 (0.62–1.18)
Sex
 Boys 18.9 1 < 0.001
 Girls 33.2 2.14 (1.71–2.66)
Migration statusb
 First-generation 28.0 1.11 (0.80–1.54) 0.79
 Second-generation 27.0 1.05 (0.82–1.35)
 Non-immigrant 26.0 1
Family Affluence Scaleb
 Low 34.9 2.24 (1.65–3.05) < 0.001c
 Medium 26.6 1.52 (1.16–1.99)
 High 19.3 1
Family structure
 Two biological parents 22.1 1 < 0.001
 Blended family 32.0 1.65 (1.24–2.21)
 Single-parent family 28.3 1.39 (1.08–1.80)
 Other 43.2 2.67 (1.71–4.19)
Body image
 Too thin 43.2 3.01 (1.53–5.90) < 0.001
 Thin 24.5 1.28 (0.91–1.80)
 Just right 20.2 1
 Fat 30.1 1.70 (1.33–2.18)
 Too fat 45.6 3.31 (2.16–5.79)
School orientation
 Vocational 23.6 1 0.31
 Technical 27.2 1.21 (0.91–1.60)
 General 27.4 1.22 (0.93–1.61)
Family supportb
 Low 36.4 3.74 (2.93–4.78) < 0.001
 High 13.3 1
Friend supportb
 Low 33.7 2.41 (1.92–3.03) < 0.001
 High 17.4 1
Daily smoking
 Yes 29.1 1.19 (0.92–1.53) 0.18
 No 25.7 1
  1. aFor details, see Methods section.
  2. bCrude odds ratio and 95% confidence interval
  3. cCochran-Armitage test for trend