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Table 3 Univariate and multivariate logistic regression analysis for the predictors of early abstainers

From: Comparisons of early and delayed abstainers and its effects on long-term smoking cessation in Taiwan

Variables Univariate Multivariate
OR (95% CI) p value OR (95% CI) p value
FTCD score 1.16 (1.01–1.33) 0.0369 1.16 (1.01–1.33) 0.0430
Comorbidities 2.19 (1.01–4.74) 0.0468 1.72 (0.71–4.19) 0.2337
Duration of smoking 1.03 (1.00–1.06) 0.0303 1.03 (0.98–1.08) 0.2574
Exhaled CO concentration 1.02 (0.99–1.06) 0.1794 1.04 (1.00–1.08) 0.0491
Intrinsic factors 1.74 (0.82–3.72) 0.1521 2.01 (0.91–4.40) 0.0829
Extrinsic factors 0.91 (0.34–2.48) 0.8558 1.01 (0.36–2.81) 0.9876
Number of quit attempts in the past year 0.91 (0.56–1.45) 0.681 0.97 (0.60–1.58) 0.902
Age 1.03 (1.00–1.06) 0.0534   
  1. Multivariate logistic regression analysis was adjusted for gender and age. OR odds ratio, 95% CI 95% confidence interval. FTCD Fagerström test for cigarette dependence; Comorbidities: Self-reported of cardiovascular disease, cerebrovascular disease, pulmonary disease or malignancy; CO carbon monoxide