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Table 2 Associations of social-demographic variables with childhood depression, São Gonçalo/RJ/Brazil (distal block)

From: CHILDHOOD DEPRESSION. Exploring the association between family violence and other psychosocial factors in low-income Brazilian schoolchildren

Social-demographic variables   (%) Depression OR Confidence Interval *
Age of children 6-8 (n = 365) 9.6 - -
9–10 (n = 99) 13.1 1.42 (0.72-2.81)
Sex of children Female (n = 224) 9.4 - -
Male (n = 240) 11.3 1.22 (0.67-2.23)
Social Stratum Upper/Middle (n = 210) 11.0 - (0.61-2.12)
Poor (n = 179) 12.3 1.140
  1. *p < 0.05.
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