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Table 4 Logistic regression model of having had a conversation about alcohol in healthcare in the past 12 months and having reported a positive effect 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
 Male3101  1831  1271  
 Female3760.41(0.28–0.59)< 0.001*2400.41(0.24–0.69)< 0.001*1360.32(0.17–0.57)< 0.001*
Age
 16–29 years1271  1011  261  
 30–39 years1280.73(0.38–1.40)0.3511020.58(0.28–1.19)0.138271.48(0.26–8.40)0.655
 40–49 years1050.40(0.19–0.83)0.015*810.35(0.15–0.79)0.012*240.53(0.07–3.72)0.520
 50–59 years1200.69(0.35–1.33)0.265780.36(0.16–0.81)0.014*422.52(0.49–12.90)0.267
 60+ years2060.85(0.42–1.69)0.638620.29(0.11–0.76)0.012*1443.64(0.71–18.69)0.121
Education
 Primary education351  211  141  
 Secondary school2811.16(0.53–2.55)0.7141970.86(0.30–2.50)0.783841.48(0.41–5.26)0.546
 University3620.72(0.33–1.59)0.4222050.68(0.23–2.00)0.4901570.69(0.20–2.40)0.565
 Other80.66(0.12–3.73)0.642N.AN.AN.AN.A80.41(0.04–3.87)0.438
Occupation
 Employed3871  2891  981  
 Student570.77(0.35–1.67)0.504430.74(0.32–1.75)0.497140.75(0.11–5.14)0.773
 Unemployed281.02(0.41–2.55)0.969220.62(0.20–1.93)0.40863.39(0.35–32.56)0.289
 Sick-listed400.77(0.33–1.75)0.528210.30(0.06–1.43)0.132190.96(0.27–3.43)0.949
 Retired1101.20(0.65–2.24)0.555221.57(0.50–4.89)0.438880.80(0.32–2.03)0.638
 Other640.76(0.38–1.52)0.439260.45(0.12–1.65)0.228380.63(0.23–1.72)0.373
Marital status
 Married/living together4521  2811  1711  
 Single or living apart2261.02(0.70–1.50)0.8971421.01(0.60–1.70)0.962840.98(0.53–1.79)0.939
 Other80.54(0.11–2.54)0.4380N.AN.AN.A80.53(0.09–2.92)0.463
Drinking categories
 Abstainers801  461  341  
 Moderate drinkers4120.78(0.44–1.40)0.4112651.17(0.49–2.79)0.7251470.59(0.24–1.41)0.237
 Risky drinkers1941.60(0.87–2.95)0.1311122.35(0.94–5.88)0.067821.61(0.63–4.09)0.321
Healthcare visits in the past 12 months
 1 visit1571  1221  351  
 2 or more visits5291.14(0.73–1.77)0.5643011.27(0.73–2.20)0.3982281.34(0.57–3.11)0.502
Country
 Netherlands2631  N.AN.AN.A N.AN.AN.A 
 Sweden4230.43(0.28–0.66)< 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, N.A: not applicable
  2. Interaction between predictors and country = country*age: P = 0.031; country*sex: P = 0.518; country*education: P = 0.423; country*occupation: P = 0.498; country*marital status: P = 0.929; country*drinking categories: P = 0.494; country*number of visits to healthcare: P = 0.919