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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).