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Table 5 Logistic regression analysis showing factors associated with cigarette smoking within the last 12 months among Woldia University students, 2015

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

Variables Cigarette smoking COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Yes No
Sex
 Male 39 415 3.05 (1.27, 7.34)* 1.64 (0.58, 4.62)
 Female 6 195 1.00 1.00
Religion
 Orthodox 32 445 1.00 1.00
 Muslims 6 89 0.94 (0.38, 2.31) 1.60 (0.47, 5.53)
 Othersa 7 76 1.28 (0.55, 3.01) 0.48 (0.09, 2.29)
Ethnicity
 Amhara 22 377 1.00 1.00
 Oromo 11 83 2.27 (1.06, 4.87)* 1.26 (0.48, 3.31)
 SNNPb 7 80 1.50 (0.62, 3.63) 0.83 (0.25, 2.79)
 Tigray 5 70 1.20 (0.45, 3.34) 0.93 (0.28, 3.10)
Ever chewed khat
 Yes 32 53 25.87 (12.8, 52.28)** 10.4 (4.76, 22.74)**
 No 13 557 1.00 1.00
Ever drunk alcohol
 Yes 40 177 19.57 (7.6, 50.4)** 10.8 (3.55, 32.96)*
 No 5 433 1.00 1.00
Average monthly pocket money (ETB)
 <250 4 170 1.00 1.00
 250–499 16 270 2.52 (0.83, 7.66) 1.51 (0.43, 5.29)
 ≥500 25 170 6.25 (2.13, 18.34)* 3.89 (1.17, 11.38)*
  1. Hosmer–Lemeshow goodness-of-fit = 0.892
  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. aProtestant, Catholic and traditional
  6. bSouthern nations, nationalities and peoples