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Table 4 Unconditional logistic regressions examining the influence of children's attitudes on their ever smoking, by parental 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

  Neither parent smokes (n= 792) At least one parent smokes (n= 625)
Characteristic OR 95% CI p value OR 95% CI p value
Male 1.64 1.20 2.25 < 0.01 1.72 1.20 2.47 < 0.01
Age in years 1.21 1.02 1.42 0.03 0.98 0.80 1.20 0.82
Black vs. Hispanic 0.42 0.29 0.62 0.00 0.57 0.38 0.87 < 0.01
Other vs. Hispanic 0.66 0.31 1.39 0.66 0.81 0.33 2.00 0.65
White vs. Hispanic 1.00 0.49 2.03 0.99 1.23 0.61 2.50 0.57
Some HS vs. completed college 1.53 1.00 2.35 0.05 2.22 1.34 3.68 < 0.01
Completed HS vs. completed college 1.33 0.88 2.00 0.18 1.38 0.87 2.19 0.18
Some college vs. completed college 1.45 0.92 2.29 0.14 1.45 0.88 2.38 0.15
Parents are married 0.62 0.45 0.86 < 0.01 0.69 0.48 1.00 0.05
Temptations to smoke 1.72 1.40 2.12 0.00 2.50 1.96 3.19 < 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.