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Table 4 Multivariate logistic regression analyses of the effects of tobacco cultivation as well as socio-demographic factors on "illness presence".

From: Tobacco farming in rural Vietnam: questionable economic gain but evident health risks

Illness presence (Yes/No) Odds ratios (95%CI)
Tobacco cultivation  
   Yes 3.5 (1.5; 8.0)*
   No 1
Gender  
   Men 1
   Women 1.5 (0.7; 3.1)
Age  
   16–24 1
   25–44 2.5 (0.4; 10.3)
   44–69 2.9 (0.9; 11.0)
Education  
   Less than tertiary education 1
   Tertiary education and higher 1.1 (0.5; 2.3)
Occupation  
   Farmer 1
   Government staffs 0.5 (0.1; 2.0)
   Other jobs 1.8 (0.3; 9.2)
Income quintile  
   1st quintile 5.9 (1.6; 21.3)*
   2nd quintile 5.0 (1.6; 15.7)*
   3rd quintile 4.1 (1.3; 12.9)*
   4th quintile 3.5 (1.2; 10.2)*
   5th quintile 1
  1. R-squared = 0.11*
  2. * Denotes significant result