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Table 4 Multivariate ANOVA coefficients and 95% CI regarding mental health in reports by teachers (TRF), parents (CBCL) and children (SDQ), reported by gender and informant

From: Multi-informant reports of mental health in Swedish-born children of immigrants and children born to non-immigrants – the SESBiC-study

  Internalizing Externalizing Total
  B (95% CI) p-value B (95% CI) p-value B (95% CI) p-value
Teacher (TRF)       
Boys       
 Immigrant statusa 0.54(−0.82-0.93) .903 0.60 (−1.36-2.56) .548 1.75 (−2.87-6.37) .456
 Living arrangementb 0.77(0.02-1.52) .043 2.31(0.63-3.99) .007 6.22(2.27-10.18) .002
 Parental educational levelc 0.06(−0.55-0.67) .846 1.03(−0.33-2.39) .138 2.14(−1.07-5.33) .190
Girls       
 Immigrant statusa 0.43(−0.74-1.61) .467 −0.23(−1.31-0.85) .674 0.23(−2.79-3.24) .882
 Living arrangementsb 0.25(−0.49-0.98) .509 0.54(−0.14-1.22) .118 1.42(−0.46-3.30) .138
 Parental educational levelc 0.18(−0.44-0.80) .565 0.16(−0.42-0.73) .594 0.87(−0.72-2.46) .282
Parents (CBCL)       
Boys       
 Immigrant statusa 0.60(−0.59-1.79) .324 1.36(−0.40-3.11) .129 2.91(−0.95-6.76) .139
 Living arrangementsb 1.43(0.47-2.39) .004 1.34(−0.08-2.75) .064 4.45(1.33-7.56) .005
 Parental educational levelc 0.40(−0.41-1.22) .328 1.44(0.25-2.64) .018 2.41(−0.23-5.04) .073
Girls       
 Immigrant statusa 0.92(−0.73-2.57) .273 0.61(−0.88-2.09) .422 2.44(−1.36-6.24) .207
 Living arrangementsb 0.61(−0.44-1.65) .255 1.31(0.37-2.24) .006 3.17(0.76-5.58) .010
 Parental educational levelc 0.64(−0.28-1.56) .171 0.42(−0.41-1.24) .324 2.04(−0.08-4.17) .059
Children (SDQ)       
Boys       
 Immigrant statusa 0.09(−0.38-0.56) .715 0.13(−0.29-0.55) .541 0.11(−1.57-1.78) .901
 Living arrangementsb 0.28(−0.10-0.66) .152 0.14(−0.20-0.48) .411 0.31(−1.05-1.67) .656
 Parental educational levelc −0.03(−0.35-0.30) .877 0.031(−0.26-0.32) .833 0.04(−1.11-1.19) .943
Girls       
 Immigrant statusa −0.33(−1.00-0.33) .322 −0.08(−0.49-0.32) .683 −1.50(−3.36-0.37) .115
 Living arrangementsb 0.11(−0.31-0.53) .593 0.27(0.01-0.53) .039 1.42(0.24-2.60) .019
 Parental educational levelc 0.45(0.08-0.82) .017 0.10(−0.13-0.33) .390 1.28(0.24-2.32) .016
  1. a0 = Children of immigrants and 1 = Children of non-immigrants = reference.
  2. b0 = not living with both parents (includes children with foster parents) and 1 = living with both parents = reference.
  3. c0 = higher education (university or college degree) = reference and 1 = lower education (not university or college degree).