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Table 3 Determinants of sexual abuse 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

   Sexual abuse Crude OR Adjusted OR#
   No Yes (95%CI) (95%CI)
Gender Male 3249 (99.1%) 28 (0.9%) 2.86 1.97
  Female (refcat) 3275 (99.7%) 10 (0.3%) (1.37–5.88)* (0.91–4.24)
Age 14 or below 3797 (99.4%) 23 (0.6%) 1.22 1.62
  15 or above (refcat) 2631 (99.5%) 13 (0.5%) (0.62–2.44) (0.74–3.57)
Father's education level Primary or below 350 (98.0%) 7 (2.0%) 3.85 3.24
  Secondary or above (refcat) 6069 (99.5%) 31 (0.5%) (1.72–9.09)* (1.03–10.21)*
Mother's education level Primary or below 692 (99.3%) 5 (0.7%) 1.27 1.69
  Secondary or above (refcat) 5749 (99.4%) 33 (0.6%) (0.49–3.22) (0.46–6.25)
Place of origin Guangdong 5169 (99.5%) 24 (0.5%) 0.67 0.89
  Non-Guangdong (refcat) 871 (99.3%) 6 (0.7%) (0.28–1.65) (0.34–2.38)
Housing type Own house 5137 (99.5%) 24 (0.5%) 0.50 0.61
  Rented house/institution hostel/others (refcat) 1390 (99.1%) 13 (0.9%) (0.25–0.98)* (0.27–1.37)
  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