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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.