Table 4

Effects of ACEs separately by gender on standardized mental health outcomes with significant gender effects

ACE

Girls

Boys


b.

s.e.

b.

s.e.


Depression

Sex abuse/assault

.614*

.127

1.41*

.370

Drug Use

Sex abuse/assault

.285*

.128

1.85*

.388

Sum of ACEs

.130*

.029

.206*

.032

Antisocial Behavior

Sent away from home

.522*

.180

1.52*

.194

Witnessed injury/murder

.322*

.118

.723*

.107

Sex abuse/assault

.199

.129

1.06*

.376

Physically assaulted

.586*

.196

.803*

.137

Physically abused

.070

.188

1.06*

.242

Seriously neglected

.017

.230

.937*

.333

Sum of ACEs

.094*

.029

.248*

.030


*p < .05

Only significant gender differences are presented. All models include controls for main 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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