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Table 2 Binary logistic regression of the binge drinking frequency of “weekly to daily” and “less than monthly to monthly,” and the type of friends among adolescents of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil, 2010

From: Association between binge drinking, type of friends and gender: A cross-sectional study among Brazilian adolescents

  Weekly or daily Less than monthly to monthly
All participants N of cases (%) Odds Ratio (95% CI) p-value N of cases (%) Odds Ratio (95% CI) p-value
Friends from school vs.
Hobbies/others*
14.4
8.9
2.26 (1.33–3.85) 0.003 36.8 (23.2) 2.21 (1.51–3.21) <0.001
Friends from family vs.
hobbies/others*
10.1
10.8
0.94 (0.50–1.74) 0.832 28.2 (27.3) 1.04 (0.68–1.57) 0.869
Friends from church vs.
Hobbies/others*
6.9
12.2
0.42 (0.22–0.80) 0.008 18.0 (31.5) 0.43 (0.28–0.66) <0.001
Friends from hobbies vs.
Hobbies/others*
10.9
10.6
1.00 (0.50–2.01) 0.651 25.7 (27.8) 0.90 (0.55–1.47) 0.358
Females       
Friends from school vs.
Hobbies/others*
13.1
7.3
2.75 (1.36–5.53) 0.005 40.0 (20.6) 2.99 (1.87–4.78) <0.001
Friends from family vs.
Hobbies/others*
8.7
9.2
0.97 (0.44–2.15) 0.939 28.2 (26.1) 1.10 (0.67–1.83) 0.701
Friends from church vs.
Hobbies/others*
4.6
11.2
0.30 (0.12–0.73) 0.008 16.0 (31.5) 0.37 (0.22–0.63) <0.001
Friends from hobbies/others vs.
Hobbies/others*
11.3
8.8
1.13 (0.44–2.90) 0.791 17.0 (28.0) 0.53 (0.25–1.15) 0.107
Males       
Friends from school vs.
Hobbies/others*
16.9
11.8
1.64 (0.72–3.74) 0.240 31.0 (28.3) 1.26 (0.66–2.39) 0.482
Friends from family vs.
Hobbies/others*
13.0
13.6
0.94 (0.35–2.52) 0.894 28.3 (29.4) 0.94 (0.45–1.96) 0.859
Friends from church vs.
Hobbies/others*
12.1
13.9
0.72 (0.29–1.82) 0.489 22.4 (31.5) 0.59 (0.29–1.21) 0.152
Friends from hobbies vs.
Hobbies/others*
10.4
14.3
0.78 (0.27–2.25) 0.651 35.4 (27.4) 1.39 (0.69–2.80) 0.358
  1. * Hobbies/others (friends from theater, dances, music activities, sports, and others).