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Table 3 Logistic regression results of sociodemographic factors associated with smoking (N = 4,414)

From: Smoking patterns and sociodemographic factors associated with tobacco use among Chinese rural male residents: a descriptive analysis

Category Odds Ratio 95% C.I
Region   
   Subei 1.00 --
   Jinnan 1.37** 1.12–1.62
   Jinbei 1.94** 1.54–2.44
   Guiyang 1.39** 1.13–1.70
Age (years)   
   < 25 1.00 --
   25–34 1.29* 1.08–1.14
   35–44 1.09 0.92–1.29
   45- 1.30* 1.08–1.58
Education   
   Elementary school 1.00 --
   Middle school 0.94 0.83–1.07
   High school 0.85 0.70–1.03
   College or higher 0.51** 0.37–0.69
Martial status   
   Never been married 1.00 --
   Married 2.43** 1.99–2.98
   Divorced/widowed 1.63** 1.11–2.38
Race   
   Han 1.00 --
   Minority 1.84** 1.29–2.62
Occupation   
   Farmers 1.00 --
   Floating jobs# 0.90 0.79–1.03
   Non-farm related jobs 0.97 0.82–1.14
   Others (no work capacity) 0.71* 0.57–0.89
Average annual income per person (¥)   
   < 1000 1.00 --
   1000–1999 1.33** 1.14–1.54
   2000–2999 1.44** 1.21–1.72
   3000–3999 2.07** 1.63–2.63
   >= 4000 1.66** 1.23–2.08
  1. #Jobs that required going from place to place.
  2. *P < .05
  3. **P < .001