Table 3

Odds ratio for reporting acne with mental distress, diet, lifestyle factors and socio-demographic variables among 1316 and 1647 late adolescent boys and girls in Oslo, Norway.

Acne


Crude OR

Adjusted OR

Males

Females

Males

Females

Mental distress

No

1.0

1.0

1.0

1.0

Yes

1.63 (1.08-2.44)

2.16 (1.61-2.90)

1.68 (1.10-2.57)

2.04 (1.50-2.77)

Diet

Soft drinks with sugar

Often

1.0

1.0

1.0

1.0

Seldom

1.22 (0.84-1.77)

0.88 (0.53-1.46)

1.04 (0.95-2.08)

1.11 (0.64-1.92)

Raw vegetables

Often

1.0

1.0

1.0

1.0

Seldom

1.26 (0.91-1.74)

1.41 (1.05-1.90)

1.30 (0.93-1.82)

1.38 (1.01-1.88)

Fat fish

Seldom

1.0

1.0

1.0

1.0

Often

1.49 (0.81-2.67)

1.47 (0.81-2.67)

1.57 (0.86-2.86)

1.32 (0.70-2.47)

Chocolate/sweets

Seldom

1.0

1.0

1.0

1.0

Often

1.40 (1.01-1.94)

1.29 (0.95-1.74)

1.26 (0.84-1.88)

1.26 (0.84-1.88)

Potato chips

Seldom

1.0

1.0

1.0

1.0

Often

1.54 (1.03-2.29)

1.07 (0.67-1.70)

1.45 (0.88-2.40)

1.45 (0.88-2.40)

Lifestyle

Cigarette smoking

Yes, daily

1.0

1.0

1.0

1.0

Yes, but has quit or sometimes

1.06 (0.65-1.74)

1.12 (0.73-1.73)

1.16 (0.70-1.92)

1.25 (0.80-1.95)

No, never

1.14 (0.73-1.78)

1.09 (0.73-1.61)

1.19 (0.73-1.93)

1.18 (0.77-1.82)

Alcohol intake

Often

1.0

1.0

1.0

1.0

Seldom

1.31 (0.95-1.79)

1.22 (0.90-1.66)

1.33 (0.93-1.89)

1.01 (0.71-1.43)

Socio-demographic factors

Ethnicity

Western

1.0

1.0

1.0

1.0

Non-Western

1.02 (0.69-1.51)

1.77 (1.27-2.45)

0.79 (0.48-1.31)

1.53 (0.95-2.16)

Income

>1.0 million NOK

1.0

1.0

1.0

1.0

0.5-1.0 million NOK

1.09 (0.68-1.73)

1.55 (1.02-2.34)

1.0 (0.57-1.74)

1.33 (0.87-2.04)

< 0.5 million NOK

1.10 (0.76-1.61)

2.14 (1.36-3.35)

1.06 (0.72-1.57)

1.48 (0.88-2.48)


95% confidence interval

Adjusted OR for reporting acne with mental distress, adjusted for all other factors in the table among 1316 and 1647 late adolescent boys and girls in Oslo Norway.

Halvorsen et al. BMC Public Health 2009 9:340   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-9-340

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