Table 2

Association of exposure to conflict and tsunami with absenteeism
Association with absenteeism
Covariate models Conflict exposure a Tsunami exposure b
OR (95% CI) OR (95% CI)
Unadjusted 1.32 (0 .88-1.97) 2.29 (1.36-3.84)
Model 1c 1.27 (0 .83-1.93) 2.03 (1.18-3.48)
Model 2d 1.39 (0.89-2.18) 1.93 (1.08-3.46)
Model 3e 1.29 (0.84-1.96) 2.05 (1.19-3.53)

CI Confidence Interval, OR Odds Ratio.

a Exposure to at least one conflict related event.

a Exposure to at least one tsunami related event.

c Socio-demographic variables (age, gender, ethnicity, area of residence, type of school).

d Socio-demographic + Socio-economic variables (paternal and maternal education).

e Socio-demographic + Socio-economic variables + Any mental disorder.

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