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Table 3 Factors association with help seeking behavior for problematic substance uses

From: Help seeking behavior for problematic substance uses in north-West Ethiopia

Variables Help seeking (Crude odd ratio) (95% CI) AOR
95% CI
p-value
Yes No
Age in years
 18–24 56 106 1.00 1.00  
 25–35 91 196 .88 (.58, 1.32) .89 (.57, 1.41) .63
  > 35 21 78 .51 (.28, .91) .47 (.25, .90)a .022
Common mental disorders
 Yes 85 64 5.0 (3.37, 7.58) 4.12 (2.7, 6.3)a <.0001
 No 83 316 1.00 1.00
Medical illnesses
 Yes 38 33 3.1 (1.85, 5.11) 3.00 (1.69, 5.34)a <.0001
 No 130 347 1.00 1.00
Grand family history of substance use
 Yes 125 194 2.8 (1.87, 4.16) 2.18 (1.42, 3.37)a <.0001
 No 43 186 1.00 1.00
Substance user friend
 Yes 78 126 1.7 (1.2, 2.5) 1.43(.95, 2.16) .087
 No 90 254 1.00 1.00
  1. a (significance at P value <.05) and 1.00 (reference)