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Table 3 Logistic regression model of having had a conversation about alcohol in healthcare in the past 12 months overall (model 1), in Sweden (model 2), in the Netherlands (model 3) in function of determinants

From: Conversations about alcohol in healthcare – cross-sectional surveys in the Netherlands and Sweden

VariablesOverall modelSwedenNetherlands
NORa95%CIp-valueNORa95%CIp-valueNORa95%CIp-value
Sex
 Male16211  9281  6931  
 Female19960.81(0.69–0.96)0.015*11120.84(0.70–1.07)0.1798840.75(0.57–0.99)0.040*
Age
 16–29 years7501  5421  2081  
 30–39 years5821.07(0.80–1.43)0.6414181.07(0.77–1.48)0.6831641.04(0.53–2.07)0.902
 40–49 years6120.86(0.64–1.17)0.3444220.94(0.67–1.31)0.7011900.78(0.39–1.57)0.481
 50–59 years6910.91(0.68–1.22)0.5344150.96(0.68–1.34)0.8062760.92(0.48–1.76)0.804
 60+ years9821.19(0.86–1.64)0.2782431.26(0.84–1.90)0.2577391.31(0.68–2.53)0.414
Education
 Primary education1711  1061  651  
 Secondary14611.05(0.71–1.55)0.7939431.15(0.70–1.87)0.5815180.85(0.44–1.65)0.638
 University19341.07(0.73–1.59)0.7279911.11(0.68–1.82)0.6779430.88(0.45–1.70)0.704
 Other511.41(0.66–3.02)0.3820N.AN.AN.A.511.23(0.49–3.04)0.661
Occupation
 Employed21441  14701  6741  
 Student3491.11(0.79–1.55)0.5552301.20(0.82–1.75)0.3531190.93(0.43–1.98)0.844
 Unemployed1161.37(0.89–2.12)0.151711.41(0.84–2.37)0.198451.24(0.56–2.74)0.593
 Sick-listed1401.64(1.11–2.40)0.012*791.31(0.80–2.16)0.280612.06(1.12–3.79)0.021*
 Retired5871.01(0.75–1.37)0.9361160.99(0.62–1.62)0.9994710.83(0.53–1.29)0.408
 Other2811.51(1.09–2.08)0.012*742.57(1.54–4.27)0.000*2071.03(0.64–1.66)0.889
Marital status
 Married/living together23511  12941  10571  
 Single or living apart12151(0.84–1.19)0.977460.98(0.78–1.22)0.8304691.12(0.84–1.48)0.441
 Other510.92(0.45–1.88)0.8180N.AN.AN.A510.92(0.45–1.91)0.833
Drinking categories
 Abstainers4671  2101  2571  
 Moderate drinkers21511.18(0.91–1.52)0.2212671.08(0.76–1.54)0.6588811.35(0.91–2.00)0.141
 Risky drinkers9991.41(1.06–1.87)0.016*5541.25(0.86–1.84)0.2454391.74(1.13–2.68)0.012*
Healthcare visits
 1 visit14111  9291  4821  
 2 or more visits22062.68(2.23–3.22)< 0.001*11112.49(2.00–3.09)< 0.001*10953.29(2.30–4.70)< 0.001*
Country
 Netherlands15771          
 Sweden20401.99(1.64–2.41)< 0.001*N.AN.AN.AN.AN.AN.AN.AN.A
  1. Abbreviations: OR odds ratio; CI confidence interval; aORs are adjusted for age, sex, educational level, occupation, marital status, drinking categories, healthcare visits in the past 12 months, and country; * = significant at P-value ≤.05. Interaction between predictors and country were non-significant and removed from the model = country*sex: P = 0.416; country*age: P = 0.975; country*education: P = 0.765; country*occupation: P = 0.101; country*marital status: P = 0.459; country*drinking categories: P = 0.537; country*number of visits to healthcare: P = 0.191