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Table 6 Logistic regression analysis of sources of personal 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

Sources of personal adult support 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
None of those listed Ref ***   ***   ***   ***   ***   ***   ***
No parents but other adults 1.522
(0.94–2.48)
0.091 0.767
(0.47–1.26)
0.298 1.281
(0.79–2.07)
0.311 0.878
(0.55–1.41)
0.591 1.756
(1.09–2.82)
0.200 1.106
(0.69–1.78)
0.677 1.013
(0.63–1.64)
0.958
One parent only 2.218
(1.48–3.32)
*** 3.340
(2.22–5.02)
*** 1.933
(1.33–2.82)
0.001 1.797
(1.20–2.69)
0.005 1.468
(1.01–2.13)
0.044 1.718
(1.17–2.52)
0.005 1.603
(1.10–2.25)
0.015
One parent with other adults 7.365
(4.66–11.64)
*** 7.653
(4.96–11.80)
*** 3.954
(2.73–5.84)
*** 7.465
(4.51–12.35)
*** 3.400
(2.36–4.89)
*** 3.481
(2.37–2.11)
*** 6.853
(4.48–10.48)
***
Both parents only 5.793
(3.57–9.41)
*** 5.711
(3.66–8.92)
*** 2.670
(1.84–3.88)
*** 3.403
(2.18–5.33)
*** 2.082
(1.45–2.99)
*** 2.335
(1.59–3.44)
*** 2.626
(1.78–3.88)
***
Both parents with other adults 16.599
(10.30–26.75)
*** 13.111
(8.67–19.83)
*** 5.527
(3.93-0.7.78)
*** 8.827
(5.73–13.60)
*** 5.192
(3.71–7.26)
*** 5.720
(3.99–8.21)
*** 7.725
(5.32–11.22)
***
  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