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Table 3 Association of individual characteristics with AUD among male drinkers

From: Alcohol use disorder and its association with quality of life and mortality in Chinese male adults: a population-based cohort study

  Prevalence of AUD
N (%)
Adjusted OR (95% CI) P value
Age (years)     < 0.001
  35–44 5805 (25.6) 1.00  
  45–54 13,334 (27.8) 1.07 (1.03–1.11)  
  55–64 12,766 (26.0) 0.97 (0.93–1.01)  
  65–75 7163 (22.0) 0.78 (0.74–0.82)  
Urbanity    0.35
  Urban 14,247 (24.8) 1.00  
  Rural 24,821 (26.2) 1.07 (0.92–1.23)  
Geographical regions    0.84
  Eastern 15,321 (26.1) 1.00  
  Central 12,120 (26.1) 1.01 (0.85–1.21)  
  Western 11,722 (24.7) 1.01 (0.85–1.19)  
Education Level    0.004
  Primary school or lower 12,959 (25.6) 1.00  
  Middle school 14,796 (26.0) 1.00 (0.97–1.04)  
  High school 6672 (25.0) 1.01 (0.97–1.05)  
  College or above 4367 (26.2) 1.10 (1.05–1.16)  
Household Income (Yuan RMB/year)    0.06
  < 10 000 6134 (25.6) 1.00  
  10 000–50 000 21,861 (25.6) 1.00 (0.97–1.04)  
  > 50 000 8463 (26.2) 1.03 (0.99–1.09)  
Marital Status    0.15
  Widowed, separated, divorced, single 1503 (25.6) 1.00  
  Married 37,289 (25.6) 1.04 (0.97–1.11)  
Current smoker     < 0.001
  No 13,422 (21.4) 1.00  
  Yes 25,646 (28.6) 1.53 (1.49–1.57)  
Obesity     < 0.001
  No 31,035 (24.8) 1.00  
  Yes 8033 (29.0) 1.17 (1.14–1.21)  
Diagnosed CVD    0.01
  No 37,869 (25.6) 1.00  
  Yes 1199 (23.6) 0.91 (0.84–0.97)  
Diagnosed hypertension     < 0.001
  No 27,554 (24.4) 1.00  
  Yes 11,514 (28.8) 1.26 (1.22–1.29)  
Diagnosed diabetes    0.36
  No 36,103 (25.6) 1.00  
  Yes 2965 (26.2) 1.02 (0.97–1.07)  
  1. AUD Alcohol use disorder, CVD Cardiovascular diseases, OR Odds ratio, CI Confidence interval