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Table 3 Age, sex and chronic comorbidity associations with selected nicotine dependence measures

From: Nicotine dependence in an isolated population of Kashubians from North Poland: a population survey

Variables FTND No. of subjects OR (95% CI) p-value CPD* No. of subjects OR (95% CI) p-value HSI No. of subjects OR (95% CI)p-value TTF No. of subjects OR(95% CI)p-value
<4 ≥4 ≤20 >20 <3 ≥3 ≤5 min >5 min
Females 170 191 1 293 31 1 151 173 1 100 261 1
Males 270 338 1.17 (0.90-1.53) 0.24 495 83 1.70 (1.09-2.65) 0.018 284 294 1.04 (0.80-1.37) 0.75 130 478 0.74 (0.55-1.01) 0.05
Age <45 years 233 244 1 396 44 1 217 223 1 102 375 1
Age ≥45 years 207 285 1.25 (0.95-1.64) 0.10 392 70 1 . 72 ( 1 . 14 - 2 . 59 ) 0 . 009 218 244 1.07 (0.80-1.42) 0.64 128 364 1.16 (0.84-1.60) 0.35
Chronic comorbidity - 324 360 1 560 77 1 363 321 1 152 532 1
Chronic comorbidity + 116 169 1.22 (0.91-1.65)0.18 228 37 1.00 (0.92-1.09) 0.97 139 146 1.17 (0.87-1.57) 0.31 78 207 1.22 (0.87-1.71) 0.24
  1. *Only daily smokers.
  2. Values in boldface denote a suggestive association and values in bold italics denote the significant association when applying Bonferroni correction for multiple testing (significance level: p = 0.0125).
  3. ORs are adjusted for the two remaining variables.