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Table 4 Experiences of drinking children (aged 11-17 years) using chi square and binary logistic regression *

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

   df n Child reports past month drunkenness Parents report recent talk with child about alcohol (in the last three months) Parents report lifetime use of at least one other parenting technique
     % (95% CI) X 2P % (95% CI) X 2P % (95% CI) X 2P
     AOR (95% CI) AOR P AOR (95% CI) AOR P AOR (95% CI) AOR P
Gender Male 1 256 27.6% (22.1-33.6) 0.302 94.9% (91.5-97.3) 0.565 46.9% (40.6-53.2) 0.543
     Ref 0.715 Ref 0.375 Ref 0.551
  Female   128 22.1% (15.1-30.5)   90.5% (84.5-94.7)   46.9% (38.0-55.9)  
     0.8 (0.3-2.2)   1.9 (0.4-9.0)   1.3 (0.6-3.0)  
Age 11-14 1 148 17.6% (11.6-25.1) 0.006 90.5% (90.2-96.7) 0.193 34.5% (26.8-42.7) <0.001
     Ref 0.005 Ref 0.852 Ref 0.058
  15-17   236 30.7% (24.9-37.1)   94.0% (90.2-96.7)   54.7% (48.1-61.1)  
     2.4 (1.3-4.4)   0.9 (0.3-2.7)   1.8 (1.0-3.1)  
Deprivation quintile 1 (most affluent) 4 38 21.6% (9.8-38.2) 0.248 89.2% (74.6-97.0) 0.645 60.5% (43.4-76.0) 0.468
     Ref 0.344 Ref 0.701 Ref 0.538
  2   51 36.7% (23.4-51.7)   94.1% (83.8-98.8)   45.1% (31.1-59.7)  
     1.5 (0.5-4.6)   1.9 (0.3-10.8)   0.5 (0.2-1.3)  
  3   59 21.4% (11.6-34.4)   88.1% (77.1-95.1)   47.5% (34.3-60.9)  
     0.7 (0.2-2.1)   0.9 (0.2-4.5)   0.6 (0.2-1.5)  
  4   61 28.8% (17.8-42.1)   93.4% (84.1-98.2)   55.7% (42.4-68.5)  
     1.0 (0.3-3.1)   1.8 (0.3-10.0)   0.8 (0.3-2.1)  
  5 (most deprived)   82 20.5% (12.2-31.2)   93.9% (86.3-98.0)   46.3% (35.3-57.7)  
     0.7 (0.2-2.0)   2.0 (0.4-10.7)   0.6 (0.2-1.5)  
School School A 3 62 28.8% (17.8-42.1) 0.478 93.5% (84.3-98.2) 0.400 45.2% (32.5-58.3) 0.034
     Ref 0.259 Ref 0.912 Ref  
  School B   67 24.2% (14.2-36.7)   87.9% (77.5-94.6)   31.3% (20.6-43.8) 0.581
     2.1 (0.7-6.6)   1.1 (0.2-5.8)   1.1 (0.4-2.9)  
  School C   65 18.8% (10.1-30.5)   92.3% (83.0-97.5)   50.8% (38.1-63.4)  
     0.7 (0.3-1.8)   0.7 (0.1-5.2)   1.3 (0.5-3.7)  
  School D   190 28.0% (21.6-35.1)   94.2% (89.8-97.1)   51.6% (44.2-58.9)  
     0.9 (0.4-1.9)   1.4 (0.4-5.4)   1.7 (0.8-3.7)  
Parental knowledge of consumption Yes 1 307 29.4% (24.3-34.9) 0.002 94.4% (91.3-96.7) 0.008 51.5% (45.7-57.2) <0.001
     Ref 0.082 Ref 0.045 Ref 0.023
  No   77 11.3% (5.0-21.0)   85.5% (75.6-92.5)   28.6% (18.8-40.0)  
     0.5 (0.2-1.1)   0.4 (0.1-1.0)   0.5 (0.2-0.9)  
Total    384 25.8% (21.3-30.6)   92.7% (89.6-95.1)   46.9% (41.8-52.0)  
  1. * The reference categories are no past month drunkenness reported by the child, no recent alcohol talks reported by the parent, no lifetime use of other parenting technique reported by the parent. Ref refers to reference category.