TABLE 5

Cox Regression Relative RRs (and CIs) Predicting Sexual Intercourse from SMD, Controlling for Demographic Characteristics and Other Covariates

Demographic CharacteristicsBlack TeensWhite Teens
Model 1Model 2Model 1Model 2
Male1.58 (1.17–2.15)b1.03 (0.70–1.52)0.80 (0.47–1.37)0.36 (0.20–0.65)b
Receives free lunch1.28 (0.94–1.75)1.14 (0.81–1.60)2.36 (1.27–4.38)b1.34 (0.66–2.72)
Parent education0.97 (0.86–1.10)0.95 (0.83–1.09)0.86 (0.71–1.05)0.86 (0.70–1.06)
Early puberty1.29 (1.11–1.49)b1.15 (0.99–1.34)1.04 (0.80–1.34)0.93 (0.70–1.24)
    Good relationship with mother0.93 (0.80–1.07)0.98 (0.76–1.25)
    Hands-on parenting0.89 (0.80–0.98)a0.90 (0.77–1.06)
    Parent disapproval of teen sex0.72 (0.59–0.87)c0.49 (0.36–0.66)c
    High religiosity1.12 (0.84–1.50)0.95 (0.69–1.31)
    Frequent religious attendance1.12 (0.98–1.29)1.00 (0.82–1.22)
    School connectedness1.09 (0.83–1.43)0.70 (0.46–1.06)
    Good grades1.01 (0.91–1.12)0.82 (0.70–0.97)a
    Permissive peer sexual norms1.50 (1.26–1.78)c1.41 (1.01–1.97)a
SMD1.14 (1.02–1.27)b1.07 (0.95–1.21)1.50 (1.20–1.87)c1.30 (1.04–1.63)a
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  • Model 1 includes demographic characteristics and SMD, and model 2 adds other covariates.

  • a P < .05.

  • b P < .01.

  • c P < .001.