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Table 4 Factors associated with overall, smoking, and smokeless tobacco use among adolescents using pooled dataset by binary logistic regression analysis

From: Changes in prevalence, and factors associated with tobacco use among Bangladeshi school students: evidence from two nationally representative surveys

Covariates Overall Tobacco Usea Smoking Tobacco Usea Smokeless Tobacco Usea
Odds Ratio
(95% CI)
P-value Odds Ratio
(95% CI)
P-value Odds Ratio
(95% CI)
P-value
Sex
 Female 1   1    
 Male 2.19 [1.35–3.56] 0.002 3.18 [1.60–6.31] 0.001   
Age
 Younger than 14 years 1   1   1  
 Equal to 14 years 1.37 [0.88–2.13] 0.155 1.22 [0.54–2.80] 0.627 1.62 [0.89–2.96] 0.111
 Older than 14 years 2.19 [1.26–3.79] 0.006 2.57 [1.20–5.53] 0.017 2.47 [1.29–4.73] 0.007
Average pocket money (per month)
 Less than or equal to 16 TK 1   1    
 Between 16 and 200 TK 2.86 [1.62–5.06] 0.001 3.97 [1.51–10.42] 0.006   
 More than 200 TK 5.91 [1.92–18.19] 0.003 10.84 [1.53–76.68] 0.018   
Favoured banning smoking at public places
 Yes 1   1    
 No 1.92 [1.19–3.09] 0.008 3.77 [1.81–7.85] 0.001   
Exposed to tobacco
 Yes 4.18 [2.23–7.82] 0.002 5.29 [2.55–10.99] <.001 4.01 [1.87–8.58] 0.001
 No 1   1   1  
  1. CI Confidence Interval. TK: Bangladeshi currency (1 USD ≈ 85 TK)
  2. aDependent variable