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Table 4 Regular binge drinking and reporting alcohol-related harms in the last 12 months

From: Alcohol use among amateur sportsmen in Ireland

Alcohol-related harm in last 12 months Crude Odds Ratio
(95% CI)
Adjusted Odds ratio*
(95% CI)
p-value for adjusted OR
Felt that drinking harmed work/studies 2.54
(1.85-3.47)
1.98
(1.42-2.83)
p < 0.001
Felt should cut down on drinking 2.29
(1.71-3.06)
1.65
(1.19-2.29)
p < 0.01
Damaged public property when drinking 2.21
(1.55-3.16)
1.66
(1.10-2.49)
p < 0.01
In a fight because of drinking 2.20
(1.62-3.00)
2.02
(1.42-2.87)
p < 0.001
Missed time from work/college because of drinking 2.15
(1.62-2.87)
1.39
(1.01-1.92)
P = 0.04
In an accident because of drinking 1.97
(1.36-2.84)
1.78
(1.18-2.86)
p < 0.01
Been physically sick because of drinking 1.94
(1.46-2.60)
1.61
(1.16-2.24)
p < 0.01
Felt that drinking harmed home life/marriage/relationship 1.92
(1.30-2.85)
1.68
(1.08-2.60)
p < 0.02
Verbally abuse when drinking 1.83
(1.34-2.50)
1.59
(1.13-2.25)
p < 0.01
Felt that drinking harmed their friendship/social life 1.75
(1.19-2.58)
1.60
(1.04-2.47)
p = 0.03
Regretted something said when drinking 1.75
(1.30-2.36)
1.44
(1.03-2.02)
P = 0.03
Felt that drinking harmed their health 1.44
(1.08-1.93)
1.12
(0.81-1.54)
p = 0.49
Attended A&E because of drinking 1.32
(0.86-2.04)
1.12
(0.69-1.82)
p = 0.63
  1. *Controlled for age, age having first alcoholic drink and education, volume consumed and cluster (club).