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Table 2 Characteristics of drinking children (aged 11–17) associated with no parental knowledge of their consumption

From: Parental knowledge of alcohol consumption: a cross sectional survey of 11–17 year old schoolchildren and their parents

  df n Univariate Multivariate
    % (95% CI) P AOR (95% CI) P
Child’s gender
Male 1 256 17.6% (13.1-22.8) 0.087 Ref 0.135
Female   128 25.0% (17.8-33.4)   0.5 (0.2-1.2)  
Child’s age
11-14 1 148 35.1% (27.5-43.4) <0.001 2.7 (1.3-5.7) 0.007
15-17   236 10.6% (7.0-15.2)   Ref  
Deprivation quintile
1 (most affluent) 4 38 21.1% (9.6-37.3) 0.581 0.6 (0.2-1.9) 0.837
2   51 15.7% (7.0-28.6)   0.7 (0.3-1.8)  
3   59 22.0% (12.3-34.7)   0.6 (0.3-1.6)  
4   61 18.0% (9.4-30.0)   0.9 (0.3-2.1)  
5 (most deprived)   82 26.8% (17.6-37.8)   Ref  
School
School A 3 62 17.7% (9.2-29.5) <0.001 Ref 0.005
School B   67 52.2% (39.7-64.6)   3.2 (1.1-9.1)  
School C   65 20.0% (11.1-31.8)   2.0 (0.6-7.3)  
School D   190 9.5% (5.7-14.6)   0.4 (0.2-1.2)  
Total   384 20.1% (16.2-24.4)    
  1. Ref refers to the reference category.