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Table 5 Sociodemographic, personal, and criminal related factors associated with alcohol use disorder

From: Alcohol use disorder among prisoners in Debre Berhan prison, Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

VariableResponse categoryAUD casenessCOR (95% CI)AOR (95% CI)
No (%)Yes (%)
Age≤ 2038 (37.6)63 (62.4)1.01.0
21–2436 (47.4)40 (52.6)0.7 (0.4, 1.2)0.6 (0.3, 1.3)
25–2934 (44.7)42 (55.3)0.7 (0.4, 1.4)1.1 (0.5, 2.4)
> 3034 (36.2%)60 (63.8%)1.1 (0.6, 1.9)2.3 (1.0, 5.3)
Marital statusUnmarrieda81 (37.5)135 (62.5)1.01.0
Married61 (46.6)70 (53.4)0.7 (0.4, 1.1)0.46 (0.2, 0.9)
Frequency of worshipDaily30 (44.8)37 (55.2)0.8 (0.4, 1.4)0.6 (0.3, 1.1)
2–3 times per week15 (46.9)17 (53.1)0.7 (0.3, 1.6)0.6 (0.2, 1.4)
Once a week61 (39.6)93 (60.4)1.01.0
Less than weekly29 (47.5)32 (52.5)0.7 (0.4, 1.3)0.6 (0.3, 1.2)
Never7 (21.21%)26 (78.79%)2.43 (1.00, 5.96)1.38 (0.49, 3.88)
ResidenceUrban60 (35.7)108 (64.3)1.52 (1.0, 2.3)1.23 (0.7, 2.2)
Rural82 (45.8)97 (54.2)1.01.0
Index offenseHomicidal54 (52.4)49 (47.6)1.01.0
Stealing & Robbery20 (29.8)47 (70.9)2.59 (1.4, 5.0)2.3 (1.0, 5.2)
Rape15 (36.6)26 (63.4)1.9 (0.9, 4.0)1.1 (0.4, 2.8)
Conflict36 (39.6)55 (60.4)1.7 (1.0, 3.0)1.7 (0.9, 3.4)
Other b17 (37.8)28 (62.2)1.8 (0.9, 3.7)2.6 (1.1, 5.9)
History of imprisonmentYes2 (12.5)14 (87.5)5.1(1.2, 22.9)4.5 (0.9, 23.7)
No140 (42.3)191 (57.7)1.01.0
Substance use for crimeYes23 (19.2)97 (80.8)4.6 (2.8, 7.8)4.2 (2.3, 7.8)
No119 (52.4)108 (47.6)1.01.0
Childhood separationYes18 (23.4)59 (76.6)2.8 (1.6, 5.0)1.8 (0.9, 3.6)
No124 (45.9)146 (54.1)1.01.0
Childhood abuseYes6 (15.0)34 (85.0)4.5(1.8, 11.0)1.9 (0.7, 5.6)
No136 (44.3)171 (55.7)1.01.0
Family hx of substance useYes2 (7.4)25 (92.6)9.7(2.3, 41.7)8.7 (1.7, 44.9)
No140 (43.8)180 (56.2)1.01.0
Living statusAlone25 (36.2)44 (63.8)1.4 (0.8, 2.5)1.0 (0.5, 2.1)
With friend9 (25.0)27 (75.0)2.4 (1.1, 5.4)2.3 (0.9, 6.0)
With family108 (44.6)134 (55.4)1.01.0
Satisfaction in lifeVery poor4 (30.8)9 (69.2)1.6 (0.5, 5.5)0.6 (0.1, 3.0)
Poor7 (28.0%)18 (72.0%)1.8 (0.7, 4.7)1.2 (0.4, 3.4)
Neutral23 (39.7%)35 (60.3)1.1 (0.6, 2.0)0.8 (0.4, 1.6)
Good53 (41.7)74 (58.3)1.01.0
Very good55 (44.4)69 (55.6)0.9 (0.5, 1.5)0.6 (0.4, 1.2)
Struggle to meet needsYes17 (28.8)42 (71.2)1.9 (1.0, 3.5)1.4 (0.6, 2.9)
No125 (43.4)163 (56.6)1.01.0
  1. Abbreviations: AOR Adjusted odds ratio, AUD Alcohol use disorder, CI Confidence interval, COR Crude odds ratio, hx History
  2. Bold is for variables with p-value of < 0.05
  3. aSingle, divorced, separated, and widowed. broad traffic accident, protection of a person who committed a crime, smuggling, illegal person transfer, abduction, corruption, and cheating