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Table 3 Binary logistic regression analysis to show factors associated with tobacco use among Ethiopian adults, 2011

From: Tobacco use and associated factors among adults in Ethiopia: further analysis of the 2011 Ethiopian Demographic and Health Survey

Variables Crude OR with 95 % CI AOR with 95 % CI
Occupation type   
Not working 1.00 1.00
Professional 3.0(1.88–4.65)** 0.49(0.29–0.85)*
Clerical 6.2(3.85–10.01)** 1.3(0.73–2.48)
Sales 3.7(2.84–4.91)** 1.6(1.18–2.24)*
Agricultural 6.0(4.78–7.61)** 1.0(0.74–1.37)
Service 6.6(4.03–10.65)** 1.7(0.99–3.09)
Skilled 4.9(3.60–6.54)** 1.7(1.21–2.50)*
Unskilled 10.2(6.72–15.39)** 3.8(2.27–6.23)**
Administrative regions   
Tigray 1.00 1.00
Afar 23.4(12.82–42.74)** 12.2(6.22–24.09)**
Amhara 2.0(1.15–3.32)* 1.5(0.88–2.68)
Oromiya 7.0(4.24–11.67)** 4.1(2.36–6.98)**
Somali 18.1 [10.40–31.54]** 7.3(3.93–13.48)**
Benishangul-gumuz 13.0(6.97–24.27)** 8.5(4.28–16.98)**
SNNPR 5.7(3.42–9.58)** 3.6(2.02–6.27)**
Gambella 25.4(12.94–49.98)** 27.6(12.83–59.30)**
Harari 25.2(12.02–52.86)** 16.1(6.89–37.69)**
Addis Ababa 5.1(2.94–8.98)** 3.4(1.84–6.20)**
Dire Dawa 22.9(11.4–45.81)** 13.1(5.91–28.87)**
Age group   
15–19 1.00 1.00
20–24 2.5(1.78–3.45)** 2.3(1.60–3.21)**
25–29 4.7(3.48–6.34)** 4.2(1.96–5.98)**
30–34 6.5(4.76–8.77)** 5.2(3.53–7.55)**
35–39 7.3(5.38–9.83)** 5.9(4.04–8.67)**
40–44 10.4(7.66–14.08)** 7.3(4.96–10.90)**
45–49 10.7(7.86–14.53)** 9.1(6.06–13.54)**
Sex   
Female 1.00 1.00
Male 11.7(9.74–14.16)** 13.1(10.24–16.72)**
Marital status   
Currently not married 1.00 1.00
Currently married 2.8(2.41–3.29)** 1.1(0.85–1.37)
Formerly married 2.0(1.50–2.54)** 1.7(1.20–2.43)*
Child death experienced   
No 1.00 1.00
Yes 2.4(2.17–2.73)** 1.4(1.17–1.63)**
Religion   
Orthodox 1.00 1.00
Catholic 3.9(2.52–5.89)** 3.4(2.03–5.69)**
Protestant 1.1(0.89–1.33)** 0.86(0.67–1.11)
Muslim 3.9(3.40–4.47)** 2.8(2.31–3.32)**
Others including traditional religion 8.3(6.52–10.65)** 5.5(3.96–7.55)**
Wealth index   
Poorer 1.5(1.31–1.81)** 1.4(1.05–1.79)*
Poorest 1.1(0.91–1.29) 1.1(0.82–1.41)
Middle 0.87(0.73–1.04) 0.94(0.72–1.23)
Richer 0.82(0.68–0.98) 0.79(0.62–1.02)
Richest 1.00 1.00
  1. * = p < 0.001 ** = p < 0.0001