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Table 3 Logistic regression analyses on the correlates of psychosocial distress among in-school adolescents in Mozambique

From: Psychosocial distress among in-school adolescents in Mozambique: a cross-sectional study using the Global School-Based Health Survey data

Variables AOR [95% CI]
Age
 11–14 Ref
 15–18 1.681**[1.233–2.292]
Sex
 Female Ref
 Male 0.755* [0.601–0.950]
Hunger
 No Ref
 Yes 1.614** [1.157–2.250]
Bullied
 No Ref
 Yes 1.451** [1.150–1.831]
Physical fight
 No Ref
 Yes 1.376* [1.070–1.769]
Smoking
 No Ref
 Yes 1.205 [0.658–2.208]
Physically attacked
 No Ref
 Yes 1.802*** [1.404–2.313]
Physical activity
 Less than 4 days Ref
 4+ 1.241 [0.942–1.635]
Truant
 No Ref
 Yes 1.126 [0.874–1.450]
Number of close friends
 0 Ref
 1+ 0.503*** [0.372–0.681]
Peers support  
 No Ref
 Yes 0.838 [0.648–1.084]
Parents’ understanding of problems and worries
 No Ref
 Yes 0.876 [0.691–1.110]
 N 1918
 Pseudo R2 0.062
  1. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01, ***p < 0.001; AOR, Adjusted Odds Ratio; Ref, Reference