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Table 2 Association between peer victimisation and somatic symptoms

From: Peer victimisation and its association with psychological and somatic health problems among adolescents in northern Russia

   Female Male
Outcome Victimisation# % Adj. OR (95% CI)* % Adj.OR (95% CI)*
Somatic symptoms
I had headaches 0 48.7 1.00 38.6 1.00
  1-2 56.9 1.44 (1.15-1.81)b 42.9 1.21 (0.83-1.75)
  3-5 61.3 1.81 (1.42-2.31)c 47.6 1.44 (1.04-1.99)a
  6-8 65.5 2.27 (1.65-3.11)c 54.0 1.80 (1.22-2.65)b
  9-10 67.2 2.33 (1.31-4.14)b 66.7 3.25 (2.38-4.43)c
  11-27 79.4 4.46 (2.51-7.94)c 57.1 2.04 (1.15-3.62)a
I had stomach aches 0 30.2 1.00 23.2 1.00
  1-2 36.5 1.34 (1.06-1.70)a 20.4 0.85 (0.59-1.23)
  3-5 43.2 1.85 (1.56-2.21)c 29.6 1.40 (0.94-2.08)
  6-8 44.4 2.00 (1.45-2.77)c 35.8 1.79 (1.31-2.45)c
  9-10 51.6 2.60 (1.71-3.95)c 39.7 2.28 (1.67-3.12)c
  11-27 53.3 2.82 (2.10-3.77)c 45.6 2.72 (1.90-3.90)c
I had aches or pains 0 33.1 1.00 24.8 1.00
  1-2 49.8 2.07 (1.33-3.21)b 33.1 1.46 (1.09-1.97)a
  3-5 54.3 2.71 (1.72-4.27)c 37.6 1.81 (1.28-2.57)b
  6-8 64.5 4.50 (3.16-6.41)c 43.7 2.21 (1.42-3.43)c
  9-10 64.1 4.09 (2.48-6.74)c 62.8 5.41 (3.75-7.79)c
  11-27 68.2 5.26 (3.25-8.52)c 58.8 4.36 (2.93-6.47)c
I had nausea 0 13.0 1.00 13.9 1.00
  1-2 22.0 1.95 (1.38-2.76)c 15.4 1.16 (0.69-1.97)
  3-5 23.8 2.24 (1.52-3.31)c 18.6 1.42 (0.87-2.31)
  6-8 32.0 3.46 (2.27-5.27)c 27.0 2.30 (1.11-4.77)a
  9-10 39.1 4.54 (2.12-9.72)c 29.5 2.60 (1.34-5.04)b
  11-27 33.6 3.74 (2.22-6.30)c 29.4 2.51 (1.53-4.11)c
I felt sick 0 28.3 1.00 21.6 1.00
  1-2 40.6 1.79 (1.41-2.27)c 29.4 1.52 (1.02-2.24)a
  3-5 45.5 2.28 (1.94-2.69)c 34.0 1.90 (1.43-2.53)c
  6-8 51.2 3.05 (2.11-4.40)c 39.2 2.26 (1.54-3.33)c
  9-10 62.5 4.63 (3.35-6.40)c 39.7 2.50 (1.61-3.87)c
  11-27 61.7 4.59 (2.59-8.15)c 49.4 3.43 (2.24-5.27)c
I had problems 0 27.5 1.00 17.9 1.00
with my eyes 1-2 29.8 1.12 (0.76-1.64) 17.1 0.96 (0.58-1.59)
  3-5 31.3 1.24 (0.81-1.89) 28.5 1.82 (1.28-2.59)b
  6-8 37.4 1.68 (1.30-2.16)c 36.5 2.62 (1.61-4.27)c
  9-10 45.3 2.25 (1.57-3.24)c 43.6 3.56 (2.12-5.96)c
  11-27 40.6 1.90 (1.15-3.14)a 37.5 2.79 (1.76-4.43)c
I had rashes or 0 14.1 1.00 10.9 1.00
other skin problems 1-2 18.0 1.36 (0.89-2.07) 16.3 1.59 (1.09-2.32)a
  3-5 23.4 1.83 (1.40-2.39)c 16.6 1.67 (0.77-3.65)
  6-8 34.3 3.21 (2.38-4.32)c 21.6 2.28 (1.34-3.89)b
  9-10 40.6 4.04 (2.59-6.31)c 35.9 4.65 (2.05-10.51)c
  11-27 37.4 3.69 (2.49-5.45)c 31.3 3.70 (2.38-5.74)c
I was vomiting 0 4.5 1.00 8.4 1.00
  1-2 7.1 1.66 (0.98-2.82) 9.1 1.12 (0.65-1.92)
  3-5 9.4 2.43 (1.38-4.28)b 9.5 1.18 (0.57-2.44)
  6-8 11.8 3.28 (1.41-7.62)b 7.9 0.96 (0.49-1.90)
  9-10 17.2 4.65 (1.69-12.79)b 20.5 2.91 (1.44-5.89)b
  11-27 14.0 4.10 (2.25-7.44)c 21.9 3.08 (1.89-5.02)c
  1. # School-based peer victimisation is a composite score based on 9 questions with answers: 0 (not at all) 1 (once) 2 (2–3 times) 3 (≥4 times).
  2. *Adjusted for parental education, family structure and age.
  3. Responses to somatic symptoms were dichotomised as not true (reference) and somewhat/certainly true.
  4. aP<0.05, bP<0.01, cP<0.001.