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Table 4 Key predictors for scoring at risk of developmental problems on the PEDS, N = 490

From: Maternal well-being and its association to risk of developmental problems in children at school entry

Variable Unadjusted Odds Ratio (95% C.I.) Adjusted Odds Ratio
(95% C.I.)
p-value
Path A (high risk for developmental problems)    
   Child Characteristics    
Male 2.4 (1.4, 4.3) 2.3 (1.3, 4.1) 0.005
   Maternal Characteristics    
Poor parenting morale, at 3 years post partum 3.9 (2.1, 7.2) 3.9 (2.1, 7.3) <0.001
History of abuse, at pregnancy 2.5 (1.4, 4.6) 2.4 (1.3, 4.4) 0.006
Path B (moderate risk for developmental problems)    
   Child Characteristics    
Male 1.7 (1.1, 2.6) 1.6 (1.0, 2.5) 0.033
   Maternal Characteristics    
Poor parenting morale, at 3 years post partum 1.8 (1.1, 3.1) 1.8 (1.0, 3.1) 0.034
History of abuse, at pregnancy 2.0 (1.2, 3.3) 2.0 (1.2, 3.2) 0.007
Path C (elevated risk for behavioral and/or behavioural/emotional problems)    
   Child Characteristics    
Male 1.3 (0.8, 2.1) 1.2 (0.7, 2.0) 0.464
   Maternal Characteristics    
Poor parenting morale, at 3 years post partum 1.9 (1.0, 3.5) 1.9 (1.0, 3.5) 0.044
History of abuse, at pregnancy 1.9 (1.1, 3.4) 1.9 (1.1, 3.4) 0.023