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Table 3 Association of lifetime heavy-drinking with physical disorders

From: Lifetime and twelve-month prevalence of heavy-drinking in Singapore: Results from a representative cross-sectional study

  Life-time heavy drinking Twelve-month heavy drinking
  Yes n(%) No n(%) Crude ORs (95% CI)1 Adjusted ORs (95% CI)2 Yes n(%) No n(%) Crude ORs (95% CI)1 Adjusted ORs (95% CI)2
Diabetes 60(6.8) 587(9.4) 0.70(0.46,1.07) 1.32(0.81,2.16) 37(4.4) 612(9.6) 0.43(0.25,0.72) 1.03(0.55,1.93)
Hypertension/High blood pressure 128(14.3) 957(20.8) 0.64(0.48,0.84) 1.12(0.78,1.61) 94(12.1) 995(20.8) 0.52(0.38,0.72) 1.14(0.77,1.71)
Chronic pain 172(16.9) 797(15.0) 1.15(0.89,1.48) 1.44(1.07,1.93) 136(16.4) 837(15.2) 1.10(0.83,1.45) 1.37(0.99,1.89)
Respiratory conditions 142(13.5) 562(8.6) 1.66(1.25,2.20) 1.18(0.84,1.66) 117(14.5) 590(8.7) 1.78(1.32,2.41) 1.23(0.86,1.76)
Cardiovascular conditions 32(2.6) 198(3.9) 0.66(0.36,1.20) 1.26(0.63,2.51) 17(1.2) 213(4.0) 0.29(0.13,0.62) 0.63(0.25,1.61)
Neurological conditions 19(2.4) 179(4.2) 0.56(0.31,1.02) 0.98(0.52,1.85) 13(2.4) 187(4.2) 0.55(0.28,1.09) 1.08(0.52,2.24)
Cancer 5(0.2) 36(0.8) 0.27(0.10,0.78) 0.35(0.10,1.19) 4(0.2) 37(0.8) 0.30(0.10,0.94) 0.50(0.14,1.77)
Ulcers and chronic inflamed bowels 25(2.9) 94(1.9) 1.56(0.86,2.82) 1.46(0.69,3.12) 19(2.3) 101(2.0) 1.18(0.60,2.30) 0.933(0.39,2.25)
Any chronic physical condition 400(40.5) 2353(43.1) 0.90(0.74,1.09) 1.19(0.95,1.50) 306(38.0) 2454(43.3) 0.80(0.65,0.99) 1.11(0.86,1.43)
  1. OR = Odds Ratios 95% CI = 95% Confidence Intervals. Estimates in bold are statistically significant.
  2. 1Simple logistic regression analyses.
  3. 2Multiple logistic regression analyses; adjusted for adjusted for age (4 age groups), gender, ethnicity (Chinese, Malays, Indians, Others), income level (3 categories), education level (4 categories), marital status (4 categories) and employment status (3 categories).