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Table 4 Logistic regression for cigarette experimentation by acculturation

From: Experimenting with cigarettes and physical activity among Mexican origin youth: a cross sectional analysis of the interdependent associations among sensation seeking, acculturation, and gender

  Lowest acculturation N = 388 Medium acculturation N = 429 Highest acculturation N = 309
  OR 95% CI p-value OR 95% CI p-value OR 95% CI p-value
Demographic factors          
Age 1.41 1.06–1.88 0.020 1.99 1.52–2.62 <0.001 2.02 1.45–2.81 <0.001
Country of Birth 1.20 0.65–2.21 0.567 1.74 0.92–3.29 0.087 1.49 0.54–4.12 0.441
Gender 2.30 1.19–4.44 0.013 1.95 1.12–3.37 0.018 1.44 0.73–2.81 0.290
Parental Education 0.76 0.47–1.21 0.243 0.81 0.58–1.14 0.232 0.97 0.67–1.41 0.890
Sensation seeking subscales         
Thrill & Adventure Seeking 1.01 0.89–1.14 0.914 1.06 0.96–1.17 0.256 1.06 0.91–1.16 0.620
Social Disinhibition 1.30 1.06–1.59 0.011 1.14 0.95–1.37 0.113 1.00 0.80–1.26 0.999
Drug & Alcohol Attitudes 1.30 1.05–1.61 0.016 1.66 1.39–1.98 <0.001 1.74 1.43–2.12 <0.001
  1. Note: Female served as the reference category for gender. Born in Mexico served as the reference category for country of birth. Age was entered as a continuous variable. The highest level of education served as the reference category for parental educational attainment.