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Table 3 Logistic regressions predicting binge (n = 647) or non-binge (n = 6295) drinker status from physical and mental health and mental health help, controlling for sociodemographics

From: Women's childhood and adult adverse experiences, mental health, and binge drinking: The California Women's Health Survey

  Binge drinker
  B OR 95% CI p
Physical Health     
Not pregnant 2.288 9.859 3.40–28.59 <.001
Smokes .985 2.679 2.21–3.25 <.001
Fair/Poor health .287 1.333 1.10–1.76 .041
Mental health     
PTSD symptoms .787 2.197 1.69–2.86 <.001
Anxiety symptoms .478 1.614 1.34–1.94 <.001
Depression symptoms .497 1.644 1.33–2.04 <.001
Overwhelmed by stress .613 1.846 1.50–2.28 <.001
Mental health help     
Poor mental health .484 1.622 1.31–2.00 <.001
Perceived need for mental health help, past year .305 1.357 1.13–1.63 .001
Utilized mental health help, past year .479 1.614 1.19–2.20 .002
  1. Note: Each p-value is from a Wald X2 (df = 1).