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Table 4 Association of ACE components with waist circumference by race

From: Sex and race define the effects of adverse childhood experiences on self-reported BMI and metabolic health biomarkers

ACE component Black individuals
(N = 2663)
White individuals
(N = 2152)
β estimate [95% CI] p value β estimate [95% CI] p value
Emotional abuse 1.10 [− 1.48, 3.68] 0.404 − 0.45 [− 3.21, 2.32] 0.751
Physical abuse 4.85 [2.20, 7.50]  < 0.001 1.96 [− 0.86, 4.78] 0.172
Sexual abuse − 1.58 [− 4.05, 0.88] 0.207 − 0.78 [− 2.96, 1.40] 0.485
Emotional neglect − 0.24 [− 2.47, 2.00] 0.836 2.19 [− 0.17, 4.54] 0.069
Physical neglect 0.30 [− 2.59, 3.19] 0.839 − 0.94 [− 4.03, 2.15] 0.552
Parent divorce − 0.70 [− 2.19, 0.78] 0.353 − 0.92 [− 2.73, 0.89] 0.320
Mother abused 0.15 [− 2.40, 2.69] 0.910 1.24 [− 1.46, 3.95] 0.368
Alcoholic or drug user in household − 1.53 [− 3.50, 0.44] 0.128 0.68 [− 1.28, 2.64] 0.495
Depression/mental illness in household − 1.06 [− 3.59, 1.48] 0.413 − 0.94 [− 3.09, 1.21] 0.391
Incarcerated household member − 1.49 [− 3.57, 0.58] 0.157 0.85 [− 2.04, 3.74] 0.564
R2/R2 adjusted 0.029/0.024 0.019/0.014
  1. Results on the analysis of the effect of specific types of ACE on waist circumference in Black women and White individuals. Adjusted for age, sex, and menopause status, 33.538 missing values
  2. ACE adverse childhood experiences