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Table 5 Odds ratios for dropping out of the first year of high 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 Adjusted by ethnicity and parents’ education
% AOR 95% CI
Males (n = 8498)
Flourishing (ref.) 8.4 1.00
Moderate mentally healthy 13.3 1.58 1.31 to 1.92
Emotionally challenged 13.5 1.71 1.41 to 2.08
Languishing 21.0 2.89 2.35 to 3.55
Females (n = 13,762)
Flourishing (ref.) 4.4 1.00
Moderate mentally healthy 6.9 1.49 1.21 to 1.90
Emotionally challenged 7.3 1.73 1.45 to 2.08
Languishing 13.3 3.29 2.79 to 3.98
  1. AOR = odds ratio, CI = confidence interval. For all models: p value < 0.0001