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Table 4 Bivariate and multiple regressions including variables from each domain as correlates of SDQ total scores

From: Adjustment of refugee children and adolescents in Australia: outcomes from wave three of the Building a New Life in Australia study

Domain/factor n Bivariate regression Multiple regression
Estimate 95% CI Estimate 95% CI
LB UB LB UB
Individual
 Age 694 −0.05 −0.12 0.03 −0.11** −0.18 −0.05
 Gender (Female)a 694 0.02 −0.05 0.10 0.04 −0.03 0.10
 Time in refugee camp (Yes)a 694 −0.01 −0.10 0.09 0.00 −0.08 0.08
 Caregiver ratings of child health (good/fair/poor)a 694 0.30*** 0.22 0.39 0.22*** 0.14 0.29
 Number of days physical activity 694 − 0.07 − 0.16 0.03 − 0.05 − 0.12 0.03
Family
 Family structure (single parent)a 694 0.09† 0.00 0.18 0.05 −0.03 0.13
 Parental/caregiver warmth 694 −0.12* − 0.21 − 0.02 −0.07† − 0.15 0.00
 Parental/caregiver hostility 694 0.44*** 0.34 0.53 0.39*** 0.31 0.48
School
 School achievement (below average)a 694 0.19*** 0.09 0.28 0.13** 0.05 0.21
 Number of days absent 694 0.16** 0.05 0.28 0.11* 0.01 0.21
 Achieved school awardb 473 −0.02 −0.12 0.08
Community
 Extracurricular activitiesb 473 0.03 −0.08 0.15
 Support from ethnic/religious community (no support)a 694 0.02 −0.08 0.11 0.01 −0.06 0.09
 Neighbourhood feels unsafe 694 0.03 −0.05 0.11 −0.03 −0.10 0.05
 People unfriendly 694 0.07 −0.03 0.18 0.03 −0.07 0.12
  1. aGender, time in refugee camp, child health, family structure, school achievement and support from ethnic/religious community were categorical variables. Their coding for the regression model is specified in brackets
  2. b‘Achieved school award’ and ‘extracurricular activities’ were not included in the multiple regression model because these measures were only asked in the child self-report version (completed only by 11- to 17-year-old children), and data were thus based on a smaller sample
  3. CI confidence interval, LB lower bound, UB upper bound
  4. p < 0.10; *p < 0.05; **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001