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Table 2 Risk factors independently associated with psychiatric morbidity in children as confirmed by multiple logistic regressions

From: Psychiatric disorders in children attending a Nigerian primary care unit: functional impairment and risk factors

Variables   Log odds ratio 95% confidence interval for log odds ratio Level of significance
Age group in years (N = 157) 11-14 7-10 2.657 1.084-6.513 0.033
Presence of chronic physical illness (N = 157) Yes No 0.750 0.211-1.905 0.417
Frequency of hospital visits in last 6 months ≤2 >2 2.775 1.117-6.893 0.028
Maternal parenting distress with one or more children (N = 157) Yes No 5.817 2.080-16.204 0.001
Presence of probable psychological disorder in the mother by GHQ-12 (N = 157) Yes No 2.095 0.652-6.731 0.214