APPENDIX TABLE 2

Seen PsychologistEver SuspendedDifficulty Getting AlongFewer FriendsShyness
ORP ValueORPValueORP ValueORPValueORP Value
Age1.06.521.43.000.96.440.97.540.95.16
Male1.82.005.64.001.35.011.25.000.96.65
Metropolitan area1.22.361.76.060.94.641.26.031.13.05
Poverty index ratio1.09.500.72.020.92.261.07.201.02.64
Race–ethnicity
 Non-Hispanic black0.57.032.98.010.74.041.25.130.77.03
 Mexican American, English0.33.001.31.590.48.001.36.020.98.83
 Mexican American, Spanish0.63.250.77.680.65.042.15.001.28.12
Family head education1.03.381.02.691.00.950.98.271.00.97
Family head unemployed1.23.450.84.610.75.060.97.820.90.29
Single parent1.70.011.30.261.35.011.08.651.23.02
Crowded housing0.98.921.58.040.88.341.29.071.42.00
Number of family moves1.17.050.97.840.99.821.01.851.01.91
No health insurance0.81.451.22.581.01.920.83.161.25.08
No regular health care0.77.301.50.201.31.161.45.011.06.63
Mother age at birth <18 y1.12.711.06.861.03.881.19.100.68.04
Low birth weight1.29.411.30.331.06.760.93.701.11.57
Prenatal smoke exposure1.77.001.30.281.79.001.07.620.96.69
Birth complications1.27.311.36.211.22.180.95.681.10.53
No child care0.69.000.90.630.89.241.22.081.46.00
Height1.02.161.01.561.00.581.00.571.01.04
Blood lead level (mg/dL)1.02.531.04.120.99.430.99.490.99.58
Food-insufficient1.93.020.99.961.29.090.87.381.08.45
Health status*0.91.341.08.550.91.080.90.030.92.08
Food-insufficient*1.89.020.99.981.27.120.86.331.07.51

Regression Models for Psychosocial Outcomes: Children Ages 6–11 Years, NHANES III, 1988–1994

    • Coefficients and odds ratios are adjusted for all other variables except health status.

    • * Coefficients and odds ratios are adjusted for all other variables plus health status.