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Table 7 Multivariable binary logistic regression model of rodent ownership at 13 years

From: Socio-demographic factors associated with pet ownership amongst adolescents from a UK birth cohort

Variable Univariable result (unadjusted) Final adjusted model
OR 95%CI P OR 95%CI P
Rabbit
 No 1    1   
 Yes 2.23 1.80–2.77 < 0.001 1.78 1.39–2.31 < 0.001
Fish
 No 1    1   
 Yes 1.92 1.58–2.32 < 0.001 1.94 1.56–2.42 < 0.001
Gender
 Male 1    1   
 Female 2.01 1.66–2.43 < 0.001 2.12 1.79–2.63 < 0.001
Number of people in household
 3 1   0.005 1   0.018
 4 1.37 1.04–1.83 0.028 1.42 1.04–1.95 0.027
 5+ 1.65 1.22–2.26 0.002 1.62 1.16–2.26 0.005
Older sibling at 18 months
 No 1    1   
 Yes 0.912 0.76–1.09 0.305 0.75 0.66–0.97 0.005
Maternal education
 CSE/None 1   0.29 1   0.037
 Vocational 0.70 0.46–1.08 0.113 0.57 0.46–1.13 0.035
 O Level 0.75 0.55–1.01 0.056 0.59 0.56–1.05 0.004
 A Level 0.85 0.63–1.16 0.312 0.71 0.66–1.26 0.56
 Degree 0.87 0.43–1.19 0.403 0.77 0.73–1.41 0.163
Mother pets as a child
 No, not at all 1   0.001 1   0.029
 Yes, part of time 1.04 0.76–1.44 0.792 1.03 0.73–1.44 0.013
 Yes, always 1.44 1.04–2.01 0.030 1.37 0.97–1.94 0.742
  1. Hosmer-Lemeshow statistic = 0.92, n = 2863