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Table 3 Factors independently associated with alcohol use variables in university students

From: Selected sociodemographic factors and related differences in patterns of alcohol use among university students in Slovakia

  High drinking frequency Heavy episodic drinking Drunkenness episodes Problem drinking (CAGE)
  OR (95%CI)* OR (95%CI)* OR (95%CI)* OR (95%CI)*
Gender
   Females 0.28 (0.20-0.39) 0.26 (0.18-0.37) 0.34 (0.25-0.48) 0.39 (0.27-0.57)
   Males 1 1 1 1
Study year 0.96 (0.84-1.11) 0.87 (0.77-0.98) 0.94 (0.83-1.07) 0.97 (0.83-1.14)
Parental educational status
   Both parents high 1.41 (0.94-2.11) 1.42 (0.93-2.15) 1.34 (0.90-1.99) 1.70 (1.09-2.64)
   Mother high, father low 1.17 (0.68-2.00) 1.38 (0.79-2.40) 1.02 (0.61-1.72) 0.64 (0.32-1.30)
   Father high, mother low 0.88 (0.56-1.40) 1.01 (0.69-1.73) 0.96 (0.62-1.49) 0.69 (0.39-1.23)
   Both parents low 1 1 1 1
Perceived income sufficiency
   Always sufficient 0.82 (0.58-1.15) 1.01 (0.72-1.43) 0.90 (0.65-1.26) 0.73 (0.49-1.08)
   Other 1 1 1 1
Accomodation during semester
   With parents 0.74 (0.54-1.02) 0.61 (0.44-0.85) 0.73 (0.54-0.99) 0.68 (0.48-0.97)
   Other 1 1 1 1
Intimate relationship
   Yes 0.75 (0.54-1.04) 1.06 (0.76-1.50) 0.83 (0.60-1.15) 0.64 (0.45-0.92)
   No 1 1 1 1
C-statistics 0.70 0.68 0.69 0.68
Nagelkerke's R-square 0.149 0.131 0.101 0.122
  1. * adjusted for all variables in the table
  2. There was no significant interaction between gender and the independent variables in any of the models.