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Table 2 Multivariable logistic regression models for carer reported gambling problems

From: Gambling, housing conditions, community contexts and child health in remote indigenous communities in the Northern Territory, Australia

Explanatory variables Carers Carer gambling problems1 Model 1 (ncarer = 336) Adjusted OR Model 2 (ncarer = 336) Adjusted OR
  % (n) % (n) (95% CI)1 (95% CI)2
Cohabitation with spouse     
No 25.1 (88) 30.2 (26) 1.0 ns
Yes 56.7 (199) 41.1 (81) 1.41 (0.77–2.59) ns
Don’t know/Unsure 18.2 (64) 51.6 (33) 3.25 (1.41–7.45) ns
Carer: # of children less than 7 years     
Less than three 48.7 (166) 31.9 (52) 1.0 1.0
Three or more children 51.3 (175) 46.8 (81) 1.97 (1.15–3.37) 1.74 (1.00–3.02)
Carer Negative Affect Balance     
Less negative 77.6 (263) 33.1 (86) 1.0 1.0
Most negative 22.4 (76) 65.8 (50) 4.33 (2.45–7.67) 3.72 (2.08–6.66)
Community access to doctor     
Resident 45.5 (160) 25.2 (39) na 1.0
Twice or less per week 54.6 (192) 52.6 (101) na 3.10 (1.75–5.50)
Adjusted R 2    9.6% 11.9%
  1. NOTE: ns Not significant (p > 0.05).
  2. 1 Carer reported gambling problems for themselves or someone in the house.
  3. 2 OR Odds Ratio (95% confidence interval).