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Table 5 Logistic regression analysis of childhood resilience resources and the number of sources of personal adult support in childhood

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

  Number of sources of personal adult support
0 1 2 3 ≥ 4
Childhood resilience resources      
Role model      
 AOR (95% CI) Ref 1.816 (1.26–2.62) 5.486 (3.66–8.23) 8.333 (5.17–13.44) 23.320 (13.08–41.59)
 p *** *** *** *** ***
Parents/caregivers knew a lot about me      
 AOR (95% CI)   2.242 (1.55–3.25) 5.035 (3.43–7.39) 6.519 (4.26–9.98) 16.094 (10.08–25.69)
 p *** *** *** *** ***
Belonged at school      
 AOR (95% CI)   1.695 (1.19–2.41) 2.577 (1.84–3.62) 3.674 (2.56–5.27) 7.606 (5.29–10.95)
 p *** 0.003 *** *** ***
Supportive friends      
 AOR (95% CI)   1.354 (0.94–1.95) 3.718 (2.51–5.51) 5.046 (3.24–7.86) 15.482 (9.11–26.32)
 p *** 0.102 *** *** ***
Community help      
 AOR (95% CI)   1.459 (1.03–2.07) 2.121 (1.52–2.96) 3.535 (2.49–5.03) 7.420 (5.22–10.55)
 p *** 0.035 *** *** ***
Given opportunities      
 AOR (95% CI)   1.459 (1.03–2.08) 2.239 (1.58–3.17) 4.178 (2.83–6.16) 6.737 (4.58–9.91)
 p *** *** 0.036 *** ***
Culturally engaged      
 AOR (95% CI)   1.389 (0.98–1.98) 3.080 (2.17–4.38) 5.068 (3.43–7.50) 6.743 (4.05–11.23)
 p *** 0.068 *** *** ***
  1. For a full description of each resilience resource, see Additional file 1: Table S1
  2. Ref reference category, AOR adjusted odds ratio, CI confidence interval
  3. ***p < 0.001