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Table 2 Alcohol Use among Adolescent Boys and Young Men by School-going Status and Age Category

From: Alcohol use and associated factors among adolescent boys and young men in Kampala, Uganda

  Total School Status Chi (-p-)
[φ] or [φc]
Age Category Chi (-p-)
[φ] or [φc]
Variable   In
n = 1869 (%)
Out
n = 631 (%)
  10–14
n = 483 (%)
15–19
n = 1182 (%)
20–24
n = 835 (%)
 
Ever consumed any alcohol         
No 1729 (69.2) 1426 (76.3) 303 (48.0) 176.9 (< 0.05)
[φ = 0.27]
458 (94.8) 865 (73.2) 406 (48.6) 323.2 (< 0.05)
[φc = 0.36]
Yes 771 (30.8) 443 (23.7) 328 (52.0)   25 (5.2) 317 (26.8) 429 (51.4)  
Consumed alcohol within past 12 months         
No 2040 (81.6) 1624 (86.9) 416 (65.9) 8.2 (0.004)
[φ = 0.10]
468 (96.9) 1026 (86.8) 546 (65.4) 24.9 (< 0.05)
[φc = 0.18]
Yes 460 (18.4) 245 (13.1) 215 (34.1)   15 (3.1) 156 (13.2) 289 (34.6)  
Consumed any alcohol in past 30 days         
No 2238 (89.5) 1745 (93.4) 493 (78.1) 116.7 (< 0.05)
[φ = 0.22]
477 (98.8) 1104 (93.4) 657 (78.7) 167.4 (< 0.05)
[φc = 0.26]
Yes 262 (10.5) 124 (6.6) 138 (21.9)   6 (1.2) 78 (6.6) 178 (21.3)  
Number of alcohol advertisements seen on TV in past 30 days         
A lot 1244 (49.8) 902 (48.3) 342 (54.2) 7.8 (0.020)
[φc = 0.06]
215 (44.5) 594 (50.3) 435 (52.1) 11.6 (0.020)
[φc = 0.05]
None 376 (15.1) 282 (15.1) 94 (14.9)   93 (19.2) 164 (13.9) 119 (14.2)  
A few 880 (35.2) 685 (36.7) 195 (30.9)   175 (36.2) 424 (35.9) 281 (33.7)  
Parents or guardians that drink alcohol         
Neither/ I don’t know 1598 (63.9) 1211 (64.0) 387 (61.3) 3.8 (0.287)
[φc = 0.04]
339 (70.2) 742 (62.8) 517 (61.9) 13.6 (0.035)
[φc = 0.05]
Father or male guardian 525 (21.0) 376 (20.1) 149 (23.6)   82 (17.0) 266 (22.5) 177 (21.2)  
Mother or female guardian 173 (6.9) 131 (7.0) 42 (6.7)   28 (5.8) 85 (7.2) 60 (7.2)  
Both 204 (8.2) 151 (8.1) 53 (8.4)   34 (7.0) 89 (7.5) 81 (9.7)  
Any siblings that drink alcohol         
No 1900 (76.4) 1492 (79.8) 417 (66.1) 49.4 (< 0.05)
[φ = 0.14]
444 (91.9) 936 (79.2) 529 (63.4) 148.3 (< 0.05)
[φc=]
Yes 591 (23.6) 377 (20.2) 214 (33.9)   39 (8.1) 246 (20.8) 306 (36.6)  
Number of friends that drink alcohol         
None 1055 (42.2) 945 (50.6) 110 (17.4) 244.6 (< 0.05)
[φc = 0.31]
398 (82.4) 527 (44.6) 130 (15.6) 626.8 (< 0.05)
[φc = 0.24]
Some/ A few 1043 (41.7) 706 (37.8) 337 (53.4)   76 (15.7) 520 (44.0) 447 (53.5)  
Most 346 (13.8) 194 (10.4) 152 (24.1)   8 (1.7) 120 (10.2) 218 (26.1)  
All 56 (2.2) 24 (1.3) 32 (5.1)   1 (0.2) 15 (1.3) 40 (4.8)  
Possess items with alcohol brand logo         
No 2231 (89.2) 1771 (91.6) 520 (82.4) 41.0 (< 0.05)
[φ = 0.13]
465 (96.3) 1068 (90.4) 698 (83.6) 54.1 (< 0.05)
[φc = 0.15]
Yes 269 (10.8) 158 (8.4) 111 (17.6)   18 (3.7) 114 (9.6) 137 (16.4)