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Table 5 Logistic regression of factors associated with substance use among street children, Jimma town, Oromiya National Regional State, Southwest Ethiopia, March 2019

From: Prevalence and factors associated with substance use among street children in Jimma town, Oromiya national regional state, Ethiopia: a community based cross-sectional study

Variables Category Substance use COR AOR 95% CI AOR
yes no  
age > 14 49 142 1.84 1.97 1.001–3.889*
12–14 47 74 1 1  
Educational status Never attend school 34 54 1 1  
Read and write 8 15 0.84 0.86 0.242–3.08
Grade 1–4 38 108 0.56 0.33 0.151–0.737*
Grade 5–8 and above 16 39 0.65 0.27 0.093–0.756*
Maternal substance use Yes 24 14 7.2 7.78 3.00–20.11*
No 35 147 1 1  
Don’t know 37 55 2.83 5.1 2.19–11.81*
Sibling substance use yes 28 26 3.06 2.23 1.254–5.63*
no 45 128 1 1  
Don’t know 23 61 1.07 0.42 0.19–1.302
Best friend substance use Yes 76 69 8.1 11.07 5.47–25.04*
no 20 147 1 1  
Duration on the street (in month) < 12 40 142 1 1  
12–60 49 67 2.59 3.00 1.511–5.96*
> 60 7 7 3.55 4.592 1.06–19.7*
  1. COR Crude odds ratio; AOR Adjusted odds ratio; CI Confidence Interval *AOR doesn’t include null value