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Table 3 Variables which influence attitudes towards SFSH, crude and adjusted (n = 445)

From: Smoke-free-school-hours at vocational education and training schools in Denmark: attitudes among managers and teaching staff – a national cross-sectional study

  Favourable attitude   Somewhat favourable attitude   Indecisive attitude
  OR crude (95% CI) p OR adjusted (95% CI) p OR crude (95% CI) p OR adjusted (95% CI) p OR crude (95% CI) p OR adjusted (95% CI) p
Categorical variables             
Employed as             
 Management REF   REF   REF   REF   REF   REF  
 Teaching staff 1.86 (1.13–3.08) 0.015 2.08 (1.13–3.82) 0.018 0.69 (0.39–1.23) 0.205 0.64 (0.31–1.33) 0.229 1.14 (0.98–3.10) 0.061 1.38 (0.69–2.78) 0.360
Sex             
  Male REF   REF   REF   REF   REF   REF  
 Female 2.33 (1.46–3.72) p < 0.001 2.36 (1.45–3.83) 0.001 3.43 (1.87–6.29) p < 0.001 3.53 (1.89–6.61) p < 0.001 1.76 (1.03–2.99) 0.038 1.58 (0.91–2.74) 0.101
Educational attainment             
  Short or vocational education REF   REF   REF   REF   REF   REF  
 Medium or long education 0.97 (0.60–1.58) 0.916 1.30 (0.73–2.24) 0.385 1.50 (0.84–2.69) 0.174 1.14 (0.57–2.29) 0.703 0.85 (0.48–1.15) 0.570 0.99 (0.52–1.90) 0.991
Continuous variables             
 Age 1.01 (0.99–1.04) 0.348 1.05 (1.01–1.09) 0.011 1.02 (0.99–1.06) 0.224 1.06 (1.01–1.11) 0.010 0.99 (0.96–1.02) 0.327 1.03 (0.99–1.07) 0.205
 Years of employment in a VET school 0.99 (0.96–1.01) 0.255 0.98 (0.94–1.01) 0.202 0.98 (0.95–1.01) 0.243 0.95 (0.91–0.99) 0.025 0.96 (0.92–0.99) 0.007 0.95 (0.91–0.99) 0.019
  1. Notes: REF: Reference category. The reference category is: Not favourable attitude (not shown)
  2. SFSH Smoke-free-school-hours, MLR Multinomial logistic regression, CI Confidence interval, OR Odds ratio