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Table 2 Bivariate Analyses Examining Differences Between Participants Identifying as Heterosexual vs. Homosexual vs. Bisexual

From: Sex and sexual orientation in relation to tobacco use among young adult college students in the US: a cross-sectional study

Variables MEN   WOMEN  
Heterosexual N = 1116 Homosexual N = 51 Bisexual N = 31 p Heterosexual N = 2004 Homosexual N = 58 Bisexual N = 98 p
Age (SD) a 20.56 (2.05) 20.80 (1.88) 20.03 (1.6) .245 20.54 (1.92) 20.50 (2.06) 20.49 (2.00) .953
Race (%) b
 Black 137 (12.4) 12 (23.5) 6 (19.4) .107 602 (30.4) 27 (47.4) 37 (37.8) .022
 White 785 (71.2) 34 (66.7) 19 (61.3)   1175 (59.3) 26 (45.6) 56 (57.1)  
 Other 181 (16.4) 5 (9.8) 6 (19.4)   204 (10.3) 4 (7.0) 5 (5.1)  
Ethnicity (%) b
 Non-Hispanic 1035 (93.1) 46 (90.2) 25 (83.3) .100 1835 (92.4) 54 (93.1) 91 (93.8) .852
 Hispanic 77 (6.9) 5 (9.8) 5 (16.7)   152 (7.6) 4 (6.9) 6 (6.2)  
School type (%) b
 Public university 382 (34.2) 15 (29.4) 11 (35.5) .031 473 (23.6) 15 (25.9) 20 (20.4) .223
 Private college/university 535 (47.9) 20 (39.2) 15 (48.4)   689 (34.4) 14 (24.1) 28 (28.6)  
 HBCU 40 (3.6) 6 (11.8) 3 (9.7)   327 (16.3) 15 (25.9) 18 (18.4)  
 Technical college 159 (14.3) 10 (19.6) 2 (6.4)   515 (25.7) 14 (24.1) 32 (32.7)  
Parental education (%) b
  < Bachelor’s degree 397 (36.1) 24 (47.1) 12 (38.7) .275 1086 (54.9) 35 (61.4) 57 (59.4) .436
  ≥ Bachelor’s degree 703 (63.9) 27 (52.9) 19 (61.3)   894 (45.1) 22 (38.6) 39 (40.6)  
 Cigarettes (%) b 199 (17.8) 16 (31.4) 5 (16.1) .048 192 (9.6) 11 (19.0) 22 (22.5) <.001
  vs. No 917 (82.2) 35 (68.6) 26 (83.9)   1812 (90.4) 47 (81.0) 76 (77.5)  
 LCCs (%) b 140 (12.5) 6 (11.8) 2 (6.5) .591 185 (9.2) 19 (32.8) 24 (24.5) <.001
  vs. No 976 (87.5) 45 (88.2) 29 (93.5)   1819 (90.8) 39 (67.2) 74 (75.5)  
 E-cigarettes (%) b 189 (16.9) 9 (17.7) 4 (12.9) .830 146 (7.29) 3 (5.2) 15 (15.3) .011
  vs. No 927 (83.1) 42 (82.3) 27 (87.1)   1858 (92.7) 55 (94.8) 83 (84.7)  
 Hookah (%) b 164 (14.7) 7 (13.7) 4 (12.9) .946 211 (10.5) 7 (12.1) 18 (18.4) .050
  vs. No 952 (85.3) 44 (86.3) 27 (87.1)   1793 (89.5) 51 (87.9) 80 (81.6)  
 Any tobacco used (%) b 386 (34.6) 21 (41.2) 8 (25.8) .362 477 (23.8) 23 (39.7)) 48 (49.0) <.001
  vs. No 730 (65.4) 30 (58.8) 23 (74.2)   1527 (76.2) 35 (60.3) 50 (51.0)  
Number of tobacco products used (SD) a 0.62 (1.01) 0.74 (1.06) 0.48 (0.96) .509 0.37 (0.75) 0.70 (0.96) 0.81 (0.97) <.001
  1. aBivariate analysis was ANOVA
  2. bBivariate analysis was Chi-square