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Table 6 Changes in odds ratios for smoking in single mothers after controlling for psychosocial stress

From: The effect of psychosocial stress on single mothers’ smoking

  Block 11 Block 2
Moderate smoking OR KI 95% R2 OR KI 95% XF R2
single motherhood (yes) 1.75 1.35-2.25 .043 1.66 1.28-2.15 12.0% .051
conflicts with the partner or ex-partner        
not at all/not applicable     Ref.    
slightly     0.91 0.71-1.17   
moderately     1.37 1.02-1.83   
strongly     1.45 1.01-2.08   
very strongly     1.58 1.07-2.35   
Heavy smoking        
single motherhood (yes) 2.56 1.90-3.45 .097 2.01 1.47-2.75 35.3% .131
financial worries        
not at all/not applicable     Ref.    
slightly     1.34 0.86-2.10   
moderately     1.78 1.15-2.77   
strongly     1.92 1.18-3.12   
very strongly     4.33 2.67-7.01   
  1. Notes: 1Results of stepwise logistic regression analysis adjusted for mother’s age, depression (mean score single mothers: 8.59 ± 4.05 and partnered mothers: 7.23 ± 3.79) and age of youngest child, XF = percentage of smoking explained by the stressor, Pseudo R2 = Nagelkerke. Reference category is indicated by 'Ref.’. Bold values indicate significant effects.