Table 4:

Odds of self-reported mental conditions, by type of child abuse

Mental conditionPhysical abuseAny physical abuseSexual abuseExposure to intimate partner violenceAny child abuse
Slapped on face, head or ears, hit or spankedPushed, grabbed, shoved or something thrown atKicked, bit, punched, choked, burned or attacked
Obsessive–compulsive disorder
Adjusted OR1 (95% CI)2.6 (1.6–4.0)3.5 (2.2–5.4)3.8 (2.4–5.9)3.1 (2.0–4.9)4.1 (2.5–6.6)3.7 (2.3–6.0)3.0 (1.8–4.8)
Adjusted OR2 (95% CI)1.0 (0.6–1.6)1.4 (0.8–2.5)1.3 (0.7–2.6)1.4 (0.9–2.2)1.9 (1.2–3.0)1.4 (0.8–2.4)1.7 (1.0–2.9)
Panic disorder
Adjusted OR1 (95% CI)1.9 (1.5–2.4)2.3 (1.8–3.0)2.8 (2.2–3.6)2.2 (1.7–2.7)2.9 (2.3–3.7)1.8 (1.3–2.3)2.2 (1.7–2.8)
Adjusted OR2 (95% CI)1.0 (0.7–1.4)1.1 (0.7–1.6)1.8 (1.2–2.5)1.4 (1.1–1.8)1.7 (1.2–2.2)0.8 (0.5–1.1)1.5 (1.2–1.9)
Posttraumatic stress disorder
Adjusted OR1 (95% CI)3.1 (2.1–4.5)5.2 (3.6–7.6)4.9 (3.3–7.1)3.3 (2.2–4.8)7.0 (5.1–9.7)4.5 (3.1–6.7)4.4 (3.0–6.3)
Adjusted OR2 (95% CI)0.8 (0.5–1.2)2.2 (1.4–3.3)1.2 (0.8–1.9)1.2 (0.8–1.8)2.9 (2.0–4.3)1.4 (0.9–2.2)2.5 (1.7–3.7)
Phobias
Adjusted OR1 (95% CI)3.2 (2.0–5.3)3.1 (1.7–5.8)3.4 (1.9–6.0)2.9 (1.8–4.6)3.9 (2.2–6.9)3.7 (1.9–7.2)3.2 (2.1–5.1)
Adjusted OR2 (95% CI)1.5 (1.0–2.4)1.0 (0.6–1.9)1.0 (0.6–1.7)1.3 (0.8–2.0)2.0 (1.1–3.5)1.8 (1.1–3.2)2.3 (1.5–3.6)
Attention deficit disorder
Adjusted OR1 (95% CI)1.7 (1.3–2.3)2.6 (1.9–3.6)2.7 (1.9–3.7)2.1 (1.6–2.7)2.9 (2.1–4.0)1.8 (1.2–2.5)2.2 (1.7–2.8)
Adjusted OR2 (95% CI)0.9 (0.7–1.2)1.7 (1.1–2.5)1.5 (1.0–2.4)1.5 (1.1–2.0)1.7 (1.2–2.4)0.8 (0.5–1.2)1.7 (1.3–2.2)
Eating disorders
Adjusted OR1 (95% CI)3.7 (2.1–6.7)3.0 (1.5–6.0)5.2 (2.7–10.0)4.3 (2.5–7.6)4.1 (2.2–7.6)3.4 (1.7–6.7)4.7 (2.6–8.5)
Adjusted OR2 (95% CI)1.9 (1.0–3.6)0.5 (0.2–1.3)2.8 (1.0–8.0)2.3 (1.2–4.5)1.6 (0.8–3.2)1.1 (0.5–2.5)3.0 (1.7–5.2)
Learning disability
Adjusted OR1 (95% CI)1.4 (1.1–1.8)2.1 (1.6–2.8)2.6 (2.0–3.4)1.6 (1.3–2.0)2.3 (1.7–3.1)2.3 (1.6–3.3)1.7 (1.3–2.1)
Adjusted OR2 (95% CI)0.7 (0.5–0.9)1.3 (0.9–1.9)1.8 (1.2–2.7)1.1 (0.8–1.4)1.5 (1.1–2.1)1.3 (0.9–2.1)1.4 (1.1–1.7)
Any self-reported mental condition
Adjusted OR1 (95% CI)2.1 (1.7–2.4)2.9 (2.4–3.5)3.2 (2.6–3.9)2.2 (1.9–2.6)3.4 (2.8–4.1)2.5 (2.0–3.1)2.3 (2.0–2.7)
Adjusted OR2 (95% CI)1.0 (0.8–1.1)1.4 (1.1–1.8)1.6 (1.2–2.0)1.3 (1.1–1.5)1.9 (1.6–2.4)1.1 (0.9–1.4)1.7 (1.5–2.0)
  • Note: adjusted OR1 = odds ratios adjusted for age, sex, visible minority status, Canadian born status, education, income, marital status and province; adjusted OR2 (all models except for any physical abuse and child abuse) = odds ratios adjusted for sociodemographic variables listed above, other types of child abuse and any diagnosed mental disorders from the Composite International Diagnostic Interview; adjusted OR2 (for any physical abuse models) = odds ratios adjusted for sociodemographic variables listed above, sexual abuse and exposure intimate partner violence, and any diagnosed mental disorders from the Composite International Diagnostic Interview; adjusted OR2 (for any child abuse models) = odds ratios adjusted for sociodemographic variables listed above and any diagnosed mental disorders from the Composite International Diagnostic Interview; CI = confidence interval.