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Table 3 Factors associated with regular binge drinking

From: Alcohol use among amateur sportsmen in Ireland

  Regular binge drinking (≥ at least once a week)
  Odds Ratio (95% CI) P-value*
Age (over 18 yrs) 2.66 (1.74-4.07) p < 0.001
Education (having Leaving Certificate or higher) 1.97 (1.44-2.69) p < 0.001
Age having 1st drink   
< = 15 years 1.00  
16-17 years 0.55 (0.41-0.74) P < 0.001
18+ years 0.34 (0.21-0.55) P < 0.001
Comparing trend all ages with < = 15 years 0.57 (0.46-0.70) P < 0.001
Employed 1.17 (0.88-1.55) p = 0.27
Living with parents 1.19 (0.90-1.57) p = 0.21
Marital status (not being single) 0.97 (0.81-1.16) P = 0.76
Playing level (low vs. high) 1.03 (0.98-1.19) P = 0.10
Club bar present 1.07 (0.83-1.39) P = 0.56
Large club 0.97 (0.73-1.27) P = 0.82
  1. *Including all factors in regression model.