Table 3

Individual and cumulative effects of ACEs on standardized mental health outcomes

ACE

CESD

Drug Use

Antisocial Behavior


b.

s.e.

b.

s.e.

b.

s.e.


Parents separated

.126

.067

.135*

.068

.071

.067

Sent away from home

.602*

.135

.808*

.138

.984*

.133

Parent unemployed

.134

.079

.180*

.080

.164*

.079

Parent drink/drug problem

.402*

.086

.332*

.088

.377*

.086

Witnessed injury/murder

.275*

.081

.329*

.083

.542*

.080

Sex abuse/assault

.698*

.120

.441*

.123

.291*

.122

Physically assaulted

.562*

.114

.627*

.117

.732*

.113

Physically abused

.450*

.149

.278

.153

.443*

.150

Seriously neglected

.520*

.189

.401*

.189

.306

.190

Threatened/captive

.435*

.103

.524*

.107

.333*

.104

Any ACE

.260*

.061

.267*

.062

.219*

.062

Sum of ACEs

.158*

.021

.165*

.022

.168*

.021


*p < .05

Each model includes as predictors only 1 ACE and includes controls for the effects of gender, race, and parents' SES.

Schilling et al. BMC Public Health 2007 7:30   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-7-30

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