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Table 1 Characteristics of the respondents and separate bivariate age-adjusted logistic regression models for snus use, cigarette smoking, and dual use

From: Sports activity and the use of cigarettes and snus among young males in Finland in 1999-2010

Characteristics n (%) OR for snus use OR for cigarette smoking OR for dual use
Intensity of sport activity     
Leisure-time sport activity     
   no physical activity 4267 (27) 1 1 1
   light activity < 5 h/wk 5837 (36) 1.7 (1.2-2.2) 0.7 (0.6-0.7) 0.8 (0.7-0.9)
   moderate activity 5 h/wk 4320 (27) 3.6 (2.8-4.8) 0.3 (0.3-0.4) 0.8 (0.7-1.0)
   regular competitive sports training 1638 (10) 10.2 (7.8-13.5) 0.2 (0.1-0.3) 1.3 (1.1-1.6)
Self-reported physical fitness     
   Poor 2500 (15) 1 1 1
   Average 6712 (41) 1.0 (0.7-1.4) 1.0 (0.9-1.1) 0.9 (0.8-1.1)
   Good 5774 (36) 2.5 (1.9-3.3) 0.5 (0.4-0.6) 1.0 (0.9-1.2)
   Excellent 1289 (8) 6.1 (4.5-8.3) 0.2 (0.1-0.3) 0.7 (0.6-0.9)
Sport type     
Weekly walking     
   No 11402 (70) 1 1 1
   Yes 4865 (30) 0.5 (0.4-0.6) 1.1 (1.0-1.2) 0.7 (0.6-0.7)
Weekly running     
   No 11806 (73) 1 1 1
   Yes 4460 (27) 1.5 (1.2-1.7) 0.4 (0.4-0.5) 0.6 (0.5-0.6)
Weekly swimming     
   No 15282 (94) 1 1 1
   Yes 984 (6) 0.8 (0.5-1.1) 0.8 (0.7-0.9) 1.0 (0.8-1.2)
Weekly cycling     
   No 14063 (87) 1 1 1
   Yes 2203 (14) 0.8 (0.6-1.0) 0.6 (0.6-0.7) 0.5 (0.4-0.6)
Weekly team sports (not ice hockey)     
   No 12031 (74) 1 1 1
   Yes 4237 (26) 2.5 (2.1-2.9) 0.7 (0.6-0.7) 1.7 (1.5-1.9)
Weekly weight training     
   No 12458 (77) 1 1 1
   Yes 3809 (23) 2.0 (1.7-2.3) 0.6 (0.6-0.7) 1.2 (1.1-1.3)
Weekly combat training     
   No 15307 (94) 1 1 1
   Yes 959 (6) 1.2 (0.9-1.6) 0.7 (0.6-0.8) 1.1 (0.9-1.3)
Weekly skiing     
   No 14560 (92) 1 1 1
   Yes 1328 (8) 0.9 (0.7-1.2) 0.5 (0.4-0.6) 0.4 (0.3-0.5)
Weekly ice hockey     
   No 12662 (80) 1 1 1
   Yes 3227 (20) 2.1 (1.8-2.3) 0.8 (0.8-0.9) 2.0 (1.8-2.2)
Weekly downhill skiing     
   No 14112 (89) 1 1 1
   Yes 1775 (11) 1.0 (0.8-1.4) 1.2 (1.1-1.4) 1.4 (1.2-1.6)
Sociodemographic background     
Urbanization level of residence     
   Capital area (Helsinki and adjoining cities) 3447 (21) 2.6 (1.8-3.6) 0.8 (0.7-0.9) 1.4 (1.1-1.7)
   City/large town 6811 (41) 2.2 (1.6-3.1) 0.9 (0.8-1.0) 1.7 (1.5-2.1)
   Small town 2541 (15) 1.5 (1.1-2.3) 1.1 (0.9-1.2) 1.3 (1.1-2.1)
   Village 2080 (12) 1.6 (1.1-2.4) 0.9 (0.8-1.1) 1.3 (1.0-1.7)
   Sparsely populated rural municipality 1776 (11) 1 1 1
Childhood family composition     
   Nuclear 14041 (85) 1 1 1
   Nonnuclear 2570 (15) 0.8 (0.6-1.0) 1.4 (1.3-1.6) 1.3 (1.1-1.3)
Level of education     
   High 2326 (14) 1.4 (1.1-1.8) 0.3 (0.2-0.3) 0.5 (0.4-0.5)
   Middle 6522 (39) 0.9 (0.7-1.2) 0.7 (0.6-0.8) 0.6 (0.5-0.7)
   Low 7848 (47) 1 1 1
  1. Due to missing values, the sum of the respondents in different categories is less than the total number of 16,746 Reference category marked with 1