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Table 3 Crude and Adjusted Odds Ratios of Alcohol Use among Adolescent Boys and Young Men in Kampala

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

  Crude OR
(95 % CI)
  Adjusted OR (95 % CI) p-value
Variable     
School-going status     
In-school 1.0   1.0  
Out-of-school 3.94 (3.03–5.12) < 0.05 1.55 (1.09–2.20) 0.014
Age category     
10–14 1.0   1.0  
15–19 5.62 (2.43–12.98) < 0.05 0.62 (0.22–1.73) 0.363
20–24 21.54 (9.47-49.00) < 0.05 1.15 (0.41–3.19) 0.800
Parents or guardians that drink alcohol     
Neither/ Don’t know 1.0   1.0  
Both 6.15 (4.26–8.87) < 0.05 2.24 (1.38–3.64) 0.001
Father or male guardian 2.62 (1.91–3.60) < 0.05 1.29 (0.86–1.92) 0.212
Mother or female guardian 3.38 (2.18–5.25) < 0.05 1.95 (1.11–3.41) 0.020
Any siblings that drink alcohol     
None/ No siblings/ Don’t know 1.0   1.0  
Yes 7.52 (5.72–9.88) < 0.05 2.25 (1.80–3.52) < 0.05
Number of alcohol adverts seen on TV in past 30 days     
None 1.0   1.0  
 A few 1.09 (0.71–1.67) 0.694 0.82 (0.47–1.43) 0.486
 A lot 1.46 (0.98–2.18) 0.063 0.71 (0.42–1.23) 0.223
Number of alcohol adverts seen on billboards in past 30 days     
None 1.0   1.0  
 A few 1.46 (1.07–1.99) 0.017 0.95 (0.64–1.42) 0.816
 A lot 2.46 (1.76–3.45) < 0.05 1.09 (0.70–1.70) 0.706
Possess items with alcohol brand logo     
No 1.0   1.0  
Yes 4.23 (3.11–5.74) < 0.05 2.00 (1.33–3.01) 0.001
Personal certainty about limiting alcohol consumption     
Highly certain 1.0   1.0  
Moderately certain 3.01 (2.18–4.16) < 0.05 2.47 (1.74–3.51) < 0.05
Cannot at all 3.15 (1.70–5.83) < 0.05 2.32 (1.19–4.51) 0.013
Obesity risk score 0.99 (0.97–1.02) 0.635   Omitted