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Table 6 Logistic regressions to examine adult mental health as a mediator between childhood adverse experiences and binge drinking.

From: Women's childhood and adult adverse experiences, mental health, and binge drinking: The California Women's Health Survey

  Binge drinker
Childhood experiences B OR 95% CI p
Living with a disordered/victimized person 0.609 1.84 1.25–1.88 <0.001
Abuse/assault 0.578 1.78 1.47–2.06 <0.001
  Adult poor mental health
Living with a disordered/victimized person 0.964 2.62 2.20–3.13 <0.001
Abuse/assault 1.028 2.80 2.43–3.22 <0.001
  Binge drinker
Childhood living with a disordered/victimized person 0.380 1.46 1.19–1.80 <.001
Adult poor mental health 0.309 1.36 1.06–1.75 0.016
  Binge drinker
Childhood abuse/assault 0.500 1.65 1.39–1.96 <0.001
Adult poor mental health 0.357 1.43 1.15–1.78 0.001
  1. Note: Each p-value is from a Wald X2 (df = 1).