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Table 4 Odds ratios for dropping out of school by mental health groups among Danish high school students

From: Mental health groups in high school students and later school dropout: a latent class and register-based follow-up analysis of the Danish National Youth Study

  Dropout Unadjusted Adjusted by age, ethnicity and parents’ education
% OR 95% CI AOR 95% CI
Males
Flourishing (ref.) 5.0 1.00 1.00
Moderate mentally healthy 7.1 1.45 1.26 to 1.67 1.43 1.24 to 1.66
Emotionally challenged 7.9 1.62 1.39 to 1.89 1.60 1.37 to 1.88
Languishing 12.1 2.62 2.26 to 3.04 2.70 2.32 to 3.14
Females
Flourishing (ref.) 2.4 1.00   1.00  
Moderate mentally healthy 4.3 1.81 1.53 to 2.15 1.73 1.45 to 2.06
Emotionally challenged 4.1 1.69 1.46 to 1.95 1.76 1.52 to 2.04
Languishing 7.8 3.37 2.94 to 3.87 3.43 2.98 to 3.95
  1. OR = Odds Ratio; AOR = Adjusted Odds Ratio; CI = Confidence Interval. For all models: p value < 0.0001