Table 6A.

Relationship of the Number of Types of ACEs to the Risk of Ever Impregnating a Teenage Girl

Number of
Adverse
Experiences*
Sample
Size (n)
PercentAdjusted
OR
0(2339)16.41.0 (Referent)
1(1273)19.41.2 (1.0–1.4)
2(419)27.91.7 (1.3–2.2)
3(96)35.42.2 (1.4–3.5)
  • * The experiences include: childhood physical abuse, sexual abuse or exposure to maternal battery.

  • ORs adjusted for age, race, and educational attainment.

  • The graded relationship between the number of exposures and the risk of impregnating a teenage girl is statistically significant (P < .001).