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Table 4 Odds ratios of prescription of anxiety drugs and anti- depressants (2005-07-01-2008-07-31) of the child by category of gender (in)equality of the parents; crude and fully adjusted results, by sex and in total; 95% CI

From: Could gender equality in parental leave harm off-springs' mental health? a registry study of the Swedish parental/child cohort of 1988/89

  Odds ratios Crude Boys n:54 282 Odds ratios Crude Girls n: 51 504 Odds ratios Crude Both N:105 786 Odds ratios Adjusted* Boys n:50 859 Odds ratios Adjusted* Girls n:48 524 Odds ratios Adjusted* Both N:99 113
Anxiety drugs       
Very traditional 1.00 0.74 0.83 0.97 0.72 0.80
  (0.75-1.35) (0.61-0.91) (0.70-0.98) (0.71-1.32) (0.58-0.89) (0.67-0.95)
Rather traditional 0.98 0.72 0.80 1.01 0.77 0.85
  (0.70-1.37) (0.57-0.91) (0.66-0.97) (0.72-1.43) (0.61-0.98) (0.70-1.03)
Equal 1 1 1 1 1 1
Untraditional 1.06 0.63 0.77 0.82 0.58 0.66
  (0.69-1.65) (0.45-0.89) (0.59-1.01) (0.49-1.35) (0.40-0.85) (0.49-0.89)
Anti-depressants       
Very traditional 0.93 0.86 0.88 0.89 0.85 0.87
  (0.68-1.26) (0.69-1.06) (0.74-1.05) (0.65-1.22) (0.68-1.06) (0.73-1.04)
Rather traditional 0.92 0.90 0.91 0.93 0.95 0.94
  (0.65-1.30) (0.71-1.14) (0.74-1.10) (0.65-1.32) (0.74-1.22) (0.77-1.16)
Equal 1 1 1 1 1 1
Untraditional 0.76 0.85 0.83 0.59 0.85 0.78
  (0.46-1.25) (0.61-1.18) (0.63-1.09) (0.33-1.05) (0.60-1.21) (0.58-1.05)
  1. *) Adjusted for: parents' total amount of parental leave, age, country of birth, living together or not, getting a second child during exposure period, parents' income and educational level, and parents' institutional care for psychosis, anxiety, depression, and alcohol abuse