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Table 2 Determinants of physical maltreatment among the responding high school students

From: Prevalence and determinants of child maltreatment among high school students in Southern China: A large scale school based survey

   Physical maltreatment Crude OR Adjusted OR#
   No Yes (95%CI) (95%CI)
Gender Male 2376 (72.5%) 901 (27.5%) 1.08 1.07
  Female (refcat) 2428 (73.9%) 857 (26.1%) (0.96–1.20) (0.95–1.68)
Age 14 or below 2668 (69.8%) 1152 (30.2%) 1.52 1.49
  15 or above (refcat) 2057 (77.8%) 587 (22.2%) (1.35–1.69)* (1.32–1.68)*
Father's education level Primary or below 243 (68.1%) 114 (31.9%) 1.30 1.15
  Secondary or above (refcat) 4484 (73.5%) 1616 (26.5%) (1.03–1.64)* (0.89–1.50)
Mother's education level Primary or below 488 (70.0%) 209 (30.0%) 1.19 1.10
  Secondary or above (refcat) 4253 (73.6%) 1529 (26.4%) (1.00–1.41)* (0.90–1.33)
Place of origin Guangdong 3869 (74.5%) 1324 (25.5%) 0.68 0.71
  Non-Guangdong (refcat) 583 (66.5%) 294 (33.5%) (0.58–0.79)* (0.61–0.84)*
Housing type Own house 3844 (74.5%) 1317 (25.5%) 0.75 0.79
  Rented house/institution hostel/others (refcat) 962 (68.6%) 441 (31.4%) (0.66–0.85)* (0.68–0.91)*
  1. * significant at 0.05 level
  2. # adjusted odd ratios was calculated in logistic regression model with the control for other risk factors listed in the table