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Table 3 Factors Associated with Knowledge of Alcohol-Cancer Risk

From: Are people aware of the link between alcohol and different types of Cancer?

  Correctly identify alcohol as risk factor for cancer
Full sample Straight liners excluded
Adjusted difference in mean probability (95% CI)
Substance use
 Quantity-frequency of drinking 0.00 (− 0.00, 0.00) 0.00 (− 0.00, 0.00)
 Binge drinker 0.00 (− 0.04, 0.04) 0.00 (− 0.04, 0.04)
 Not a binge drinker Ref Ref
 Frequency of tobacco use = Every day −0.03 (− 0.12, 0.07) − 0.01 (− 0.11, 0.09)
 Frequency of tobacco use = Some days −0.01 (− 0.12, 0.09) −0.02 (− 0.14, 0.09)
 Frequency of tobacco use = Not at all Ref Ref
Cancer history
 History of cancer 0.02 (−0.04, 0.07) 0.02 (− 0.04, 0.07)
 No known history of cancer Ref Ref
 Family history of cancer 0.02 (−0.02, 0.05) 0.02 (− 0.02, 0.06)
 No known family history of cancer Ref Ref
Demographic and socioeconomic characteristics
 Educational attainment = Some college-Associate’s 0.03 (− 0.05, 0.11) 0.04 (− 0.05, 0.13)
 Educational attainment = Bachelor’s 0.06 (− 0.02, 0.14) 0.07 (− 0.02, 0.16)
 Educational attainment = Graduate 0.06 (− 0.02, 0.14) 0.08 (− 0.01, 0.17)
 Educational attainment = High school diploma/GED Ref Ref
 Age (intervals of 10 years) − 0.00 (− 0.02, 0.01) 0.00 (− 0.02, 0.01)
 Gender = Man − 0.05 (− 0.09, − 0.01) − 0.05 (− 0.09, − 0.01)
 Gender = Woman Ref Ref
 Hispanic/Latine − 0.02 (− 0.12, 0.08) − 0.01 (− 0.11, 0.09)
 Not Hispanic/Latine Ref Ref
 Race = Black − 0.24 (− 0.46, − 0.03) − 0.26 (− 0.47, − 0.04)
 Race = American Indian − 0.09 (− 0.32, 0.15) −0.16 (− 0.46, 0.14)
 Race = Asian −0.03 (− 0.11, 0.05) −0.03 (− 0.12, 0.06)
 Race = Not White, Black, Native, or Asian 0.04 (− 0.05, 0.12) 0.03 (− 0.06, 0.12)
 Race = White Ref Ref
  1. Bold = P < 0.05