Table 4

Multiple regression analysis of paternal predictors of children's self-reported mental health (SDQ), n = 59, aged 10 - 18, using gee, correcting for siblings

Variable

Regression coefficients

p

Confidence interval


Child's age at inclusion

0.078

0.85

-0.70, 0.86

Child's gendera

-0.83

0.62

-4.14, 2.48

GSI b T1

-0.77

0.74

-5.38, 3.83

PTSDc T1

7.84

0.003

2.68, 13.00

Norwegian friendsd T2

-4.79

0.004

-8.02, -1.56


a Gender: (Boy = 1, girl = 2), reference category "boy"

b GSI = Global Severity Index of the Symptom Check List-90-R

c PTSD T1: (No PTSD = 0, full or partial PTSD = 1), reference category "no PTSD"

d Norwegian friends at T2: (10 or less = 0, more than 10 = 1), reference category "10 or less"

Vaage et al. Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 2011 5:2   doi:10.1186/1753-2000-5-2

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