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Table 4 Associations between atopic dermatitis with depressive symptoms and suicidal behaviors among 72,435 Korean adolescents, stratified by sex

From: Association of atopic dermatitis with depressive symptoms and suicidal behaviors among adolescents in Korea: the 2013 Korean Youth Risk Behavior Survey

  Male Female
Diagnosed atopic dermatitis during the past 12 months ORb (95% Cl) Diagnosed atopic dermatitis during the past 12 months ORb (95% Cl)
No, N (%) Yes, N (%) No, N (%) Yes, N (%)
Had depression symptomsa No 25,985 (75.1) 1,477 (70.5) 1.0 (ref)
1.21 (1.07–1.37)
20,929 (63.4) 1,614 (57.4) 1.0 (ref)
1.25 (1.14–1.38)
Yes 8,570 (24.9) 623 (29.5)   12,047 (36.6) 1,190 (42.6)  
Suicide ideation No 30,127 (87.1) 1,758 (84.1) 1.0 (ref)
1.20 (1.02–1.40)
26,378 (80.0) 2,102 (75.0) 1.0 (ref)
1.25 (1.12–1.39)
Yes 4,428 (12.9) 342 (15.9)   6,598 (20.0) 702 (25.0)  
Suicide planning No 32,939 (95.4) 1,961 (93.8) 1.0 (ref)
1.23 (0.99–1.52)
30,814 (93.5) 2,553 (90.8) 1.0 (ref)
1.33 (1.13–1.57)
Yes 1,616 (4.6) 139 (6.2)   2,162 (6.5) 251 (9.2)  
Suicide attempt No 33,579 (97.3) 2,011 (95.8) 1.0 (ref)
1.37 (1.04–1.80)
31,231 (94.7) 2,593 (92.3) 1.0 (ref)
1.28 (1.08–1.53)
Yes 976 (2.7) 89 (4.2)   1,745 (5.3) 211 (7.7)  
  1. a Among various symptoms of depression, this includes feelings of sadness or hopelessness hampering daily activities for over 2 weeks
  2. b Odds ratio adjusted for age, residence, family affluence, father’s education attainment, mother’s education attainment, alcohol consumption, sleep duration, sleep satisfaction, violence