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Table 4 Factors associated with abstinence during the campaign

From: Drinking abstinence during a 3-month abstinence campaign in Thailand: weighted analysis of a national representative survey

Variableadj. OR (95% CI)P-value (LR test)
Gender [reference: woman] 0.887
 Man1.03 (0.69, 1.52) 
Age [reference: ≤ 20] 0.696
 21–300.79 (0.41, 1.54) 
 31–450.77 (0.38, 1.56) 
 46–600.72 (0.35, 1.5) 
  > 601.17 (0.48, 2.91) 
Religion [reference: Buddhism] 0.040*
 Islam0.21 (0.04, 1.11) 
 Other0.26 (0.04, 1.87) 
SES index [reference: 0 (lowest SES)] 0.103
 10.83 (0.32, 2.13) 
 20.71 (0.27, 1.84) 
 30.73 (0.28, 1.95) 
 4 (highest SES)0.89 (0.32, 2.49) 
Occupation [reference: Public employee] 0.038*
 Business owner1.35 (0.64, 2.89) 
 Private employee1.27 (0.60, 2.69) 
 Worker in the informal sector2.47 (1.10, 5.54)* 
 Unemployed/retired2.36 (0.85, 6.59) 
 Student1.52 (0.55, 4.17) 
Marital status [reference: Married] 0.465
 Other1.16 (0.48, 2.79) 
 Single0.95 (0.63, 1.45) 
Residence [reference: Rural area] 0.265
 Urban area (outside Bangkok)1.31 (0.90, 1.89) 
 Bangkok1.14 (0.71, 1.85) 
Drinking frequency prior to the campaign [reference: Weekly] <  0.001*
 Monthly2.85 (1.93, 4.19)* 
 Occasionally4.12 (2.70, 6.29)* 
Type of beverages consumed prior to the campaign period
Spirits [reference: No]
 Yes0.56 (0.40, 0.78)*0.001*
Beer [reference: No]
 Yes1.10 (0.73, 1.66)0.644
Wine [reference: No]
 Yes0.50 (0.22, 1.15)0.102
Ready to drink (RTD) [reference: No]
 Yes1.59 (0.87, 2.91)0.131
Thai frappe cocktail [reference: No]
 Yes0.42 (0.18, 0.98)*0.042*
Locally made alcohol [reference: No]
 Yes0.76 (0.47, 1.23)0.267
Perceived harm from alcohol [reference: Very harmful] 0.002*
 Little or no harm0.48 (0.29, 0.78)* 
Exposure to campaign media [reference: No] 0.001*
 Yes, and forwarding the message to others1.68 (1.12, 2.54)* 
 Yes, but not forwarding the message to others0.89 (0.51, 1.55) 
Making a public commitment [reference: No] <  0.001*
 Yes2.15 (1.34, 3.47)* 
 Not available1.03 (0.72,1.48) 
  1. Note. *: P-value < 0.05