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Table 4 Logistic regression analysis showing factors associated with alcohol drinking within the last 12 months among Woldia University students, 2015

From: Determinants of psychoactive substances use among Woldia University students in Northeastern Ethiopia

Variables Alcohol drinking COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Yes No
Sex
 Male 167 287 1.96 (1.34, 2.87)* 2.25 (1.46, 3.45)**
 Female 46 155 1.00 1.00
Religion
 Orthodox 179 298 1.00 1.00
 Muslims 11 84 0.22 (0.11, 0.42)** 0.14 (0.07, 0.29)**
 Protestant 15 54 0.46 (0.25, 0.84)* 0.54 (0.26, 1.13)
 Othersa 8 6 2.22 (0.76, 6.50) 1.93 (0.55, 6.8)
Ethnicity
 Amhara 134 265 1.00 1.00
 Oromo 31 63 0.97 (0.60, 1.57) 0.75 (0.42, 1.34)
 SNNPb 20 67 0.59 (0.34, 1.01)* 0.48 (0.24, 0.97)*
 Tigray 28 47 1.18 (0.71, 1.97) 1.04 (0.59, 1.81)
Ever chewed khat
 Yes 60 25 6.54 (3.96, 10.81)** 6.97 (3.88, 12.55)**
 No 153 417 1.00 1.00
Average monthly pocket money (ETB)
 <250 43 131 1.00 1.00
 250–499 91 195 1.42 (0.93, 2.17) 1.59 (0.99, 2.55)
 ≥500 79 116 2.08 (1.33, 3.25)* 2.37 (1.42, 3.96)*
  1. Hosmer–Lemeshow goodness-of-fit = 0.882
  2. ETB Ethiopian Birr, COR crude odds ratio, AOR adjusted odds ratio, CI Confidence Interval
  3. *Statistically significant variables at p < 0.05
  4. **Statistically significant variables at p < 0.001
  5. aCatholic and traditional
  6. bSouthern nations, nationalities and peoples