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Table 3 Unconditional logistic regression examining the interaction between having a parent who smokes and child's attitudes toward smoking on children's ever smoking (N = 1,417)

From: The moderating role of parental smoking on their children's attitudes toward smoking among a predominantly minority sample: a cross-sectional analysis

Characteristic OR 95% CI p value
Neither parent smokes, child reports no temptations 1.00    
Neither parent smokes, child reports some temptations 1.16 0.864 1.56 0.32
A parent smokes, child reports no temptations 2.89 2.09 3.97 < 0.01
A parent smokes, child reports some temptations 5.26 3.74 7.40 < 0.01
  1. OR, odds ratio; CI, confidence interval; ORs are adjusted for all other variables presented in the table. P-values are based on Wald chi-square with 1 df.
  2. Control variables include child's age, gender, ethnicity and parents' educational attainment and marital status.