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Table 3 Logistic regression analysis of ACEs, always-available trusted adult support in childhood and their associations with childhood resilience resources

From: Adult support during childhood: a retrospective study of trusted adult relationships, sources of personal adult support and their association with childhood resilience resources

Trusted adult support by ACE count Childhood resilience resources
Role model Parents/caregivers knew a lot about me Belonged at school Supportive friends Community help Given opportunities Culturally engaged
AOR
(95% CI)
p AOR
(95% CI)
p AOR
(95% CI)
p AOR
(95% CI)
p AOR
(95% CI)
p AOR
(95% CI)
p AOR
(95% CI)
p
No trusted adult support ≥ 4 Ref ***   ***   ***   ***   ***   ***   ***
2–3 2.708
(1.67–4.39)
*** 1.879
(1.16–3.04)
0.010 1.985
(1.22–3.24)
0.006 1.589
(0.99–2.56)
0.056 1.619
(0.98–2.68)
0.061 3.206
(1.97–5.22)
*** 2.087
(1.29–3.37)
0.003
1 3.979
(2.29–6.92)
*** 4.518
(2.58–7.90)
*** 3.653
(2.14–6.25)
*** 3.204
(1.79–2.74)
*** 2.240
(1.31–3.84)
0.003 3.932
(2.29–6.75)
*** 2.849
(1.66–4.88)
***
0 7.548
(4.59–12.41)
*** 7.611
(4.66–12.44)
*** 4.637
(2.95–7.28)
*** 3.214
(2.03–5.10)
*** 2.630
(1.68–4.13)
*** 5.725
(3.62–9.05)
*** 3.986
(2.54–6.67)
***
Yes trusted adult support ≥ 4 5.897
(3.59–9.68)
*** 4.437
(2.78–7.08)
*** 3.533
(2.23–5.59)
*** 5.564
(3.26–9.49)
*** 5.199
(3.24–8.34)
*** 5.743
(3.56–9.26)
*** 4.003
(2.51–6.38)
***
2–3 12.451
(7.76–19.99)
*** 12.098
(7.66–19.10)
*** 6.652
(4.40–10.05)
*** 7.970
(4.98–12.75
*** 4.126
(2.75–6.20)
*** 7.290
(4.81–11.05)
*** 7.289
(4.78–11.13)
***
1 31.898
(18.23–55.81)
*** 20.407
(12.70–32.80)
*** 10.398
(6.92–15.63)
*** 23.283
(13.03–41.59)
*** 9.114
(6.07–13.68)
*** 14.055
(9.17–21.55)
*** 11.431
(7.48–17.47)
***
0 60.698
(37.58–98.05)
*** 37.288
(24.64–56.43)
*** 15.783
(10.96–22.72)
*** 20.103
(13.40–30.17)
*** 10.054
(7.01–14.42)
*** 21.659
(14.90–31.48)
*** 17.601
(12.15–25.49)
***
  1. For a full description of each resilience resource, see Additional file 1: Table S1
  2. Ref reference category, ACE adverse childhood experience, AOR adjusted odds ratio, CI confidence interval
  3. ***p < 0.001