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Table 4 Odds ratios and Synergy Index between gender and social factors on depressive symptoms, score17, n = 1880

From: Social factors in childhood and risk of depressive symptoms among adolescents - a longitudinal study in Stockholm, Sweden

Social factors Male Female Synergy index
Unexposed to social factor Exposed to social factor Unexposed to social factor Exposed to social factor
OR (95%CI) OR (95%CI) OR (95%CI) OR (95%CI) SI (95% CI)
Parental education Low vs. high 1.0 0.6 (0.2-2.7) 2.8 (2.1-3.7) 5.8 (3.3-10.2) 3.4 (1.3-8.9)
Parental occupation Manual vs. non-manual 1.0 1.1 (0.6-1.9) 2.4 (1.8-3.1) 2.8 (1.8-4.3) 1.2 (0.6-2.7)
Parental country of birth Foreign vs. Sweden 1.0 1.0 (0.5-1.9) 2.2 (1.7-2.9) 2.6 (1.6-4.1) 1.3 (0.5-3.2)
Living arrangements One vs. two or more 1.0 0.8 (0.1-5.6) 3.2 (2.4-4.3) 10.6 (4.4-5.3) 4.9 (1.4-6.8)
Parental employment status Unemployed vs. employed 1.0 1.2 (0.6-2.3) 3.3 (2.4-4.5) 5.0 (3.2-7.7) 1.6 (0.9-2.9)