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Table 3 Prevalence of binge drinking and prevalence ratios for the socioeconomic position (SEP) variables by country, estimated with multilevel Poisson regression models with robust variance among 14–17 years-old students from 6 European cities participating in the SILNE survey, 2013

From: Adolescent alcohol use and parental and adolescent socioeconomic position in six European cities

  Namur (Belgium) Tampere (Finland) Hannover (Germany) Latina (Italy) Amersfoort (Netherlands) Coimbra (Portugal)
% PR 95%CI % PR 95%CI % PR 95%CI % PR 95%CI % PR 95%CI % PR 95%CI
Parental education level
 Low level 6.6 1   no observations 2.8 1   7.4 1   5.9 1   4.1 1  
 Middle level 6.5 0.87 (0.71–1.07) 1.8 1   5.4 2.11 (0.40–11.15) 5.1 0.83 (0.61–1.13) 4.2 0.74 (0.32–1.71) 3.4 0.83 (0.52–1.32)
 High level 7.7 1.26 (0.71–2.25) 0.6 0.70 (0.21–2.36) 3.1 1.47 (0.33–6.59) 4.3 0.85 (0.53–1.35) 2.9 0.63 (0.26–1.54) 2.0 0.51 (0.17–1.50)
Family Affluence Scale (FAS)
 0–4 6.3 1   1.3 1   4.6 1   6.3 1   3.5 1   2.7 1  
 5–7 8.3 1.18 (0.92–1.52) 1.1 0.95 (0.27–3.37) 3.0 0.75 (0.44–1.25) 4.7 0.69 (0.54–0.88) 3.7 1.20 (0.77–1.86) 3.2 1.31 (0.77–2.22)
Academic achievement
 Low (<60%) 9.2 1   4.2 1   3.3 1   14.2 1   4.3 1   6.5 1  
 Average (60–69%) 7.9 0.92 (0.44–1.91) 0.3 0.06 (0.01–0.54) 4.9 1.62 (0.67–3.94) 7.9 0.72 (0.39–1.30) 4.1 1.02 (0.66–1.56) 2.4 0.47 (0.17–1.26)
 Good (>70%) 5.2 0.68 (0.45–1.02) no observations 2.9 1.55 (0.66–3.66) 2.6 0.30 (0.11–0.78) 2.8 0.93 (0.61–1.40) 1.8 0.49 (0.18–1.35)
Student weekly income
 0–5 € 4.1 1   no observations 1.3 1   3.3 1   2.3 1   2.1 1  
 6–20 € 5.4 1.29 (0.90–1.85) 0.9 1   1.9 1.34 (0.30–6.04) 5.4 1.51 (0.92–2.50) 1.2 0.43 (0.13–1.48) 2.7 1.31 (0.43–3.96)
  > 20 € 12.1 2.51 (1.49–4.24) 2.2 1.94 (0.94–4.01) 6.4 3.23 (1.00–10.49) 10.5 2.50 (1.28–4.87) 6.2 1.35 (0.63–2.90) 6.9 2.89 (1.29–6.47)
  1. Each model included weekly binge drinking, all SEP indicators and was adjusted by age, gender and migrant background in level 1 and school in level 2
  2. % prevalence; PR prevalence ratio; 95%CI 95% confidence interval
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