Table 5

Multivariate models of ABC study participants with experience of poor social and emotional well-being

Anxiety

Resilience

Depression

Suicide

Mental health

B (95% CI)

B (95% CI)

B (95% CI)

B (95% CI)

B (95% CI)


Socio-demographic

Sex

Male

ref

ref

ref

ref

ref

Female

0.88 (0.32-1.44)

-1.95 (-2.81--1.09)

1.51 (0.84-2.18)

0.49 (0.25-0.74)

2.47 (1.33-3.60)

Source of household income

Job

-

ref

-

-

-

Welfare

-

-1.93 (-3.17-0.70)

-

-

-

Dental behavioural

Toothbrush ownership

No

-

ref

-

-

-

Yes

-

1.10 (0.16-2.04)

-

-

-

Dental disease experience

DT > 0

No

ref

-

-

-

-

Yes

0.78 (0.16-1.40)

-

-

-

-

FT > 0

No

-

ref

-

-

Yes

-

1.71 (0.66-2.77)

-

-

DMFT > 0

ref

No

-

-

-

-

1.38 (0.04-2.80)

Yes

-

-

-

-

Mean DT

-

-

-

0.034 (0.01-0.06)

-

Oral health impact

How have your teeth been since last wet?

All good, none hurting

-

-

ref

-

-

Some good, some hurting

or none good, all hurting

-

-

0.74 (0.08-1.40)

-

-

Do you think your teeth look ok?

All good

-

-

-

-

ref

Some good or none good

-

-

-

-

1.23 (0.01-2.47)

Substance use

Marijuana

No

-

-

ref

-

-

Yes

-

-

0.78 (0.07-1.49)

-

-

Alcohol

-

-

-

-

No

-

-

ref

-

-

Yes

0.91 (0.21-1.62)

Racial Discrimination

Treated unfairly or discriminated against because you are Aboriginal?

Not really

ref

-

ref

ref

ref

Little bit, fair bit, lots

1.18 (0.59-1.78)

-

1.37 (0.67-2.07)

0.34 (0.08-0.60)

2.79 (1.59-3.99)

Cultural knowledge

Do you know a lot about your Aboriginal culture?

-

-

-

-

Not much, little bit, fair bit

-

ref

-

-

-

Lots

1.55 (0.66-2.44)


Jamieson et al. BMC Public Health 2011 11:656   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-11-656

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