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Table 2 Odds ratio for adverse childhood events by diabetes status and mean number of ACE for men and women with diabetes

From: Adverse childhood events and risk of diabetes onset in the 1979 National longitudinal survey of youth cohort

 Female (n = 3,726)Male (n = 3,332)
%nOR95% CI%nOR95% CI
Childhood Poverty
 No9.2%(279)  10.1%(253)  
 Yes13.6%(136)1.54*(1.18, 2.01)10.6%(89)1.05(0.76, 1.47)
Parental Death
 No8.9%(373)  10.3%(331)  
 Yes17.6%(56)2.18*(1.50, 3.18)9.0%(35)0.86(0.53, 1.40)
Non-Traditional Living Situation
 No9.3%(238)  9.9%(222)  
 Yes10.4%(180)1.13(0.87, 1.46)11.0%(131)1.12(0.84, 1.49)
Lived w/Mentally Ill Person
 No9.4%(381)  10.0%(345)  
 Yes11.5%(49)1.24(0.84, 1.83)15.1%(21)1.6(0.92, 2.80)
Lived w/Problem Drinker
 No9.4%(331)  10.0%(310)  
 Yes10.4%(99)1.11(0.83, 1.50)11.3%(57)1.15(0.80, 1.65)
Physical Abuse
 No9.3%(339)  9.8%(311)  
 Yes11.5%(89)1.27(0.93, 1.73)13.2%(56)1.41(0.96, 2.07)
Sum of Adverse Childhood Events
 0 ACE7.9%(116)  9.8%(148)  
 1 ACE9.9%(135)1.28(0.93, 1.76)9.7%(104)0.99(0.72, 1.38)
 2 ACE11.4%(104)1.50*(1.06, 2.12)10.8%(73)1.12(0.77, 1.64)
 3 ACE10.3%(43)1.34(0.85, 2.12)11.3%(29)1.18(0.67, 2.06)
 4+ ACE16.1%(33)2.23*(1.32, 3.75)21.3%(13)2.51*(1.12, 5.63)
Mean Adverse Childhood Events by Diabetes Prevalence
 Diabetes-FemaleDiabetes-Male
 YesNoP-valueYesNoP-value
Mean ACE Score1.281.05<.00010.930.820.062
  1. Notes: p-value * p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < .001