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Table 3 Results for multinomial regressions of low risk and harmful/hazardous drinking relative to people not currently drinking among community dwelling adults in South Sudan

From: Alcohol use in South Sudan in relation to social factors, mental distress and traumatic events

  Low risk drinking Harmful/hazardous drinking
  Adjusted ORs (95 % CI)
Gender
 Female 1 1
 Male 1.40 (0.73,2.26) 3.10 (1.46,6.45)**
Age
 18–25 1 1
 26–35 2.83 (1.0,8.0)* 1.20 (0.46,3.14)
 36–50 5.86 (1.96,17.53)** 2.25 (0.80,6.30)
  > 50 5.56 (1.36,22.79)* 1.61 (0.41,6.27)
Setting
 Rural 1 1
 Urban 1.71 (0.81,3.63) 1.12 (0.51,2.44)
Marital status
 Single 1 1
 Married 1.62 (0.68,3.85) 1.31 (0.50,3.45)
Education
 No formal education 1 1
 Primary school 1.07 (0.48,2.38) 0.88 (0.37,2.06)
 Secondary or higher 1.42 (0.62,3.25) 1.16 (0.46,2.94)
Employment
 Employed 1 1
 Student 3.21 (0.91,11.29) 0.37 (0.07,1.92)
 Unemployed 0.78 (0.14,4.28) 2.20 (0.74,6.50)
Regular monthly income
 Yes 1 1
 No 0.86 (0.37,2.00) 1.88 (0.81,4.38)
Psychological distress (mean, CI) 1.01 (0.98,1.03)** 1.04 (1.01,1.06)**
Traumatic events (mean, CI) 0.65 (0.49,0.88)** 1.18 (0.95,1.48)
  1. *p < 0.05, ** p-value < 0.01