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Table 3 Proportion of participants with different drinking contexts and association between drinking contexts and IPV among drinkers in St. Petersburg, Russia (N = 373)

From: Alcohol misuse, drinking contexts and intimate partner violence in St. Petersburg, Russia: results from a cross-sectional study

Drinking Contexts Proportion Unadjusted OR (95% CI) Adjusted OR (95% CI)a
Type of alcohol which the participant usually drankb
   Beer 193/368 (52.5%) 0.85 (0.38-1.92) 1.88 (0.68-5.21)
   Alcoholic cocktails 29/368 (7.9%) 3.09 (1.07-8.97) 2.17 (0.60-7.88)
   Wine 137/368 (37.2%) 0.79 (0.33-1.88) 0.85 (0.31-2.35)
   Liquor/sherry/vermouth 40/368 (10.9%) 2.85 (1.06-7.66) 4.19 (1.34-13.15)
   Strong alcoholic beverages (e.g., vodka and brandy) 165/368 (44.8%) 1.40 (0.62-3.16) 1.25 (0.48-3.26)
Venue where the participant usually drankb
   Home 200/358 (55.9%) 0.86 (0.38-1.94) 1.37 (0.52-3.61)
   Bar 151/358 (42.2%) 1.15 (0.50-2.60) 1.39 (0.52-3.77)
   Restaurant 99/357 (27.7%) 1.02 (0.41-2.52) 1.74 (0.63-4.83)
   Night club 96/358 (26.8%) 1.34 (0.56-3.23) 1.49 (0.53-4.19)
   Friend's place (party) 218/358 (60.9%) 0.70 (0.31-1.57) 0.81 (0.30-2.14)
   Street or park 43/358 (12.0%) 3.53 (1.37-9.10) 5.58 (1.80-17.30)
Person with whom participant drank most oftenb
   Friends 320/357 (89.6%) 0.60 (0.19-1.86) 0.85 (0.16-4.43)
   Spouse 62/357 (17.4%) 1.22 (0.44-3.39) 0.87 (0.24-3.13)
   Parents or other relatives 68/357 (19.1%) 1.41 (0.54-3.68) 1.28 (0.38-4.28)
   Colleagues 87/357 (24.4%) 1.29 (0.52-3.21) 1.58 (0.55-4.57)
   Sex partner(s) 93/357 (26.1%) 1.43 (0.59-3.44) 2.82 (0.96-8.30)
   Alone 16/357 (4.5%) 1.04 (0.13-8.33) 0.93 (0.10-8.37)
  1. aAdjusting for alcohol misuse, marriage status and monthly income; education was not independently significantly associated with IPV in this sub-group.
  2. bThe added number of each category may exceed the total number of drinkers because participants were allowed to choose multiple options.