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Table 2 Estimates (RRR) obtained from multinomial logistic regression with 95%CI showing the association between adolescents’ attitudes, happiness, and friend networks with use status among the USOC youth aged 10-15 (N=1,729)

From: What could keep young people away from alcohol and cigarettes? Findings from the UK Household Longitudinal Study

  Persistent non-use Ex-use Initiation Persistent use
Model 1a Model 2b Model 3c Model 1 Model 2 Model 3 Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
Happiness 1.07
(1.02-1.14)
1.08
(1.02-1.14)
1.06
(1.01-1.13)
1.04
(0.97-1.10)
1.05
(0.98-1.11)
1.04
(0.97-1.10)
1.03
(0.98-1.09)
1.04
(0.98-1.10)
1.02
(0.96-1.08)
1.00
Harm awareness 1.26
(1.16-1.36)
1.25
(1.15-1.35)
1.24
(1.15-1.35)
1.07
(0.98-1.17)
1.07
(0.98-1.17)
1.07
(0.98-1.17)
1.21
(1.12-1.31)
1.21
(1.11-1.31)
1.21
(1.11-1.32)
1.00
Friendship networks 0.84
(0.69-1.02)
0.82
(0.67-1.01)
0.81
(0.67-1.01)
0.82
(0.66-1.02)
0.82
(0.66-1.02)
0.82
(0.65-1.02)
0.84
(0.69-1.02)
0.83
(0.68-1.02)
0.83
(0.68-1.02)
1.00
  1. Note: asex and age; bModel 1 + explanatory variables; c Model 2 + household occupational position, religious affliations, self-reported health at base