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Table 3 Characteristics associated with participating in Freshman’s week (FW), total N = 4401

From: “Freshman’s week”: characteristics associated with participation and experiencing adverse effects

  Participated in FW (n = 2835)
(Reference category: Did not participate in FW)
OR (95% CI)
Demographics
  Sex
  Man 1.00
  Woman 0.92 (0.76–1.13)
 Age 0.80 (0.78–.0.83)***
 Total years spent studying 0.70 (0.67–0.74)***
 Place of birth
  Born outside of Norway 1.00
  Born in Norway 0.79 (0.57–1.09)
 Religious identification
  Nonreligious 1.00
  Religious 1.01 (0.84–1.21)
 Relationship status
  In a relationship 1.00
  Single 1.29 (1.08–1.53)**
 Parental status
  Did not have child/children 1.00
  Had child/children 0.36 (0.23–0.56)***
 Educational institution
  Not business school 1.00
  Business school 1.60 (1.23–2.08)***
 Personality
  ExtroversionZ 1.18 (1.07–1.29)**
  AgreeablenessZ 1.08 (0.99–1.19)
  ConscientiousnessZ 1.01 (0.92–1.10)
  NeuroticismZ 1.01 (0.90–1.13)
  Intellect/imaginationZ 0.96 (0.88–1.05)
  Concurrent alcohol use (AUDIT-scoreZ) 1.28 (1.16–1.41)***
 Psychological health
  Depression symptomsZ 1.08 (0.94–1.23)
  Anxiety symptomsZ 0.93 (0.83–1.05)
  Model, df = 16 and p < .001 Cox & Snell R2 = .390; Nagelkerke R2 = .536
  1. OR odds ratio, CI confidence interval, AUDIT Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test, ** p < .01, ***p < .001, Z = z-score