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Table 4 Linear regression model of correlations with higher difficulties scores on total difficulties and each sub-scale

From: Exploring the social, emotional and behavioural development of preschool children: is Glasgow different?

  Total difficulties Emotional Hyperactivity Conduct Peer relations
Health board NS NS NS * NS
Glasgow −0.37 −0.07 −0.04 −0.14 −0.05
Other - - - -  
Multiple deprivation (SIMD) ** NS * ** **
5 – Least deprived −1.00   −0.29 −0.31 −0.33
4 −1.15   −0.42 0.31 −0.30
3 −0.68   −0.16 −0.15 −0.25
2 −0.50   −0.13 −0.18 −0.17
1 – Most deprived -   - - -
Ethnicity * NS NS NS **
White −1.26     −0.81
Non-White -     -
Mother’s education ** ** ** ** NS
No qualifications 1.59 0.42 0.56 0.43  
Other 1.84 0.98 0.48 0.52  
Lower standard grade or equivalent 1.70 0.48 0.76 0.32  
Higher standard grades or equivalent 0.93 0.17 0.54 0.25  
Higher grades or equivalent 0.01 −0.01 0.14 −0.04  
Degree or higher - - - -  
Equivalised income ** ** * ** **
Bottom Quintile (<£11, 875) 1.48 0.39 0.43 0.42 0.46
2nd Quintile 0.88 0.27 0.19 0.22 0.39
3rd Quintile 0.44 0.05 0.17 0.07 0.18
4th Quintile 0.19 −0.18 0.05 0.08 0.08
Top Quintile (> = £37,500) - - - - -
Household employment status NS NS NS NS NS
1+ Parent Work Full-time (16+ hours)      
1+ Parent Work Part-time (<16 hours)      
No work      
Household socio-economic classification (NS-SEC) NS NS NS NS NS
Managerial and Professional      
Intermediate      
Small employers and own accounts workers      
Lower supervisory and Technical      
Semi-routine and routine      
Never worked      
Child sex ** NS ** ** **
Male 1.05   0.63 0.22 0.16
Female -   - - -
Age of mother at birth of child ** NS ** ** NS
20 years or under 1.88   1.07 0.46  
21 to 30 years 0.93   0.73 0.18  
31 to 40 years 0.52   0.50 0.15  
Over 40 years -   - -  
Family status NS NS NS NS NS
Couple Family      
Lone Parent      
R 2 (Nagelkerke) 0.12 0.04 0.08 0.07 0.05
Base 3695 3769 3740 3746 3768
  1. *p<0.05, **p<0.01.