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Table 2 Factors associated with being bullied

From: Prevalence and correlates of being bullied among in-school adolescents in Beijing: results from the 2003 Beijing Global School-Based Health Survey

Factor Crude odds ratio (95% CI) Adjusted odds ratio (95% CI)
Age   
≤12 0.98 (0.96–1.00) 1.29 (1.26–1.32)
13 0.92 (0.90–0.93) 1.04 (1.02–1.05)
14 1.23 (1.21–1.24) 1.20 (1.18–1.22)
15 0.95 (0.93–0.96) 0.79 (0.77–0.80)
16+ 1 1
Sex   
Male 1.21 (1.20–1.22) 1.21 (1.20–1.22)
Female 1 1
Loneliness   
Yes 1.58 (1.56–1.59) 1.44 (1.42–1.45)
No 1 1
Worried   
Yes 1.43 (1.42–1.45) 1.30 (1.29–1.32)
No 1 1
Sad/hopelessness   
Yes 1.43 (1.41–1.44) 1.21 (1.19–1.22)
No 1 1
Had close friends   
Yes 0.75 (0.74–0.76) 0.84 (0.83–0.86)
No 1 1
Smoked cigarettes   
Yes 1.28 (1.26–1.29) 1.09 (1.08–1.11)
No 1 1
Drank alcohol   
Yes 1.45 (1.43–1.46) 1.31 (1.29–1.32)
No 1 1
Ever been drunk   
Yes 1.29 (1.28–1.31) 0.86 (0.84–0.87)
No 1 1
Missed classes   
Yes 1.49 (1.47–1.52) 1.24 (1.22–1.27)
No 1 1
Parental supervision   
Yes 0.70 (0.70–0.71) 0.80 (0.80–0.81)
No 1 1