Table 7

Adjusted ORs for alcohol use disorder exposure, demographic and school factors significantly associated with <60% attendance, Indigenous mothers

OR*95% CI
Alcohol diagnosisNo alcohol diagnosisRef
During pregnancy1.631.38 to 1.94
>1 years postpregnancy1.631.48 to 1.79
>1 year prepregnancy1.631.44 to 1.84
Up to 1 year postpregnancy1.301.04 to 1.63
Up to 1 year prepregnancy1.611.33 to 1.94
Maternal age at child’s birth20–<25 yearsRef
<20 years1.371.24 to 1.51
25–<30 years0.830.75 to 0.91
30–<35 years0.780.69 to 0.88
35–<40 years0.790.67 to 0.93
40+ years1.060.67 to 1.67
Marital statusMarriedRef
Never married1.161.07 to 1.25
Separated, widowed, divorced0.960.76 to 1.22
Socioeconomic status>50% most advantagedRef
50% to <75%1.060.90 to 1.24
75% to <90%1.231.06 to 1.43
Most disadvantaged 10%1.361.17 to 1.58
Unknown1.711.47 to 2.00
Health regionMetropolitanRef
Rural1.251.14 to 1.37
Parity0Ref
11.181.06 to 1.31
21.261.12 to 1.42
3+1.811.61 to 2.04
Any maternal illicit drug recordNoRef
Yes0.900.80 to 1.00
Child protection contactNoRef
Yes0.890.81 to 0.98
Number of schoolsOne schoolRef
Two schools2.252.11 to 2.41
Three or more schools3.302.81 to 3.86
School typePrimaryRef
Combined1.651.50 to 1.81
Secondary1.661.51 to 1.81
Other1.080.78 to 1.48
School areaMetropolitanRef
Provincial0.840.76 to 0.93
Remote1.321.18 to 1.47
Very remote1.621.45 to 1.80
School closed1.761.25 to 2.48
Year level1Ref
20.810.73 to 0.90
30.810.72 to 0.90
40.670.59 to 0.76
50.730.64 to 0.83
60.770.67 to 0.89
70.910.78 to 1.05
81.100.93 to 1.29
91.731.46 to 2.06
102.281.90 to 2.74
Suspension recordNoRef
Yes1.431.33 to 1.52
  • *Adjusted for all other variables in the model and baby year of birth (matching variable).