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Table 3 Multivariatea logistic regression for low health-related quality of lifeb. 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 aOR (95% CI)c P value
Feeling about timing of first sexual intercourse
 Wished it had happened sooner or it was right time 1 0.26
 Wished it had happened later or did not really want it 1.22 (0.91–1.63)
 Did not think about it 1.22 (0.91–1.64)
Sex
 Boys 1 < 0.001
 Girls 2.20 (1.71–2.84)
Family Affluence Scale b
 Low 1.71 (1.22–2.41) 0.01
 Medium 1.31 (0.98–1.76)
 High 1
Family structure
 Two biological parents 1 0.04
 Blended family 1.46 (1.07–1.99)
 Single-parent family 1.13 (0.85–1.50)
 Other 1.72 (1.05–2.81)
Body image
 Too thin 3.33 (1.61–6.89) < 0.001
 Thin 1.36 (0.94–1.96)
 Just right 1
 Fat 1.40 (1.07–1.83)
 Too fat 2.12 (1.32–3,39)
Family supportb
 Low 3.22 (2.49–4.17) < 0.001
 High 1
Friend supportb
 Low 2.21 (1.73–3.39) < 0.001
 High 1
  1. aAll variables were included in the final multivariate model
  2. bFor details, see Methods section
  3. cAdjusted odds ratio and 95% confidence interval