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Table 4 Associations between life satisfaction at age 60–64 years and scores for self-organisation, conduct, and emotional problems in adolescence

From: Prospective associations between adolescent mental health problems and positive mental wellbeing in early old age

  Model 1 Model 2 Model 3 Model 4
Independent variables Coeff. p-value Coeff. p-value Coeff. p-value Coeff. p-value
Adolescent mental health
 Self-organisation 0.003 0.9 −0.025 0.5 −0.020 0.6 −0.015 0.6
 Conduct problems −0.037 0.2 −0.026 0.4 −0.025 0.5 −0.002 0.9
 Emotional problems −0.074 0.007 −0.068 0.016 −0.061 0.034 −0.038 0.13
Childhood cognitive ability at age 8    −0.065 0.017 −0.088 0.003 −0.098 <0.001
Father’s occupational social class    0.010 0.7 0.022 0.4 0.033 0.2
Educational attainment by age 26      0.058 0.074 0.044 0.12
GHQ-28 at age 60–64        −0.493 <0.001
  1. Variable coefficients (Coeff.) are standardized. Italics indicates p < 0.05. Model 1 adjusted for each score derived from teacher ratings at ages 13 and 15 as well as for gender. Model 2 further adjusted for childhood cognitive ability at age 8 and father’s occupational social class. Model 3 further adjusted for educational attainment by age 26. Model 4 further adjusted for GHQ-28 total score at age 60–64