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Table 2 Association of sociodemographic factors with the risk of adolescents’ cigarette smoking in Madinah, Saudi Arabia

From: Prevalence and predictors of adolescents’ cigarette smoking in Madinah, Saudi Arabia: a school-based cross-sectional study

  Smokers (n = 504) Non-smokers (n = 2818) OR 95% CI
Age group in years     
≤13 65 461 1.00 Ref.
14- 45 434 0.74 0.49-1.10
15- 77 506 1.04 0.87-1.24
≥16 317 1417 1.17 1.06-1.28
Sex     
Female 129 1430 1.00 Ref.
Male 375 1388 3.00 2.40-3.70
School level     
Intermediate 217 1344 1.00 Ref.
Secondary 287 1474 1.21 0.99-1.46
School status     
Public 438 2504 1.00 Ref.
Private 66 314 1.20 0.90-1.60
Pocket money per month     
≤300 SR 425 2558 1.00 Ref.
>300 SR 79 260 1.83 1.39-2.40
Father education     
Illiterate 62 194 1.00 Ref.
Less than university 277 1573 0.55 0.40-0.75
University and higher 165 1051 0.49 0.35-0.68
Mother education     
Illiterate 76 240 1.00 Ref.
Less than university 276 1794 0.49 0.36-0.65
University and higher 152 784 0.61 0.44-0.84