Table 4

Risk factors for the development of new alcohol problems at wave two

New (Wave two) Alcohol Problems

df

Wald

sig

Risk

95% CI


Age groups

(20-24)

40-44

1

1.225

.268

1.270

.832 - 1.938

60-64

1

5.786

.016

0.513

.298 - .884

Gender

(female)

1

.546

.460

0.894

.663 - 1.204

Marital status W1

(married/de facto)

Separated/divorced/widowed

1

1.270

.260

.718

.404 - 1.277

Never married

1

.277

.598

1.118

.739 - 1.691

Depression medication W1

(no)

1

.170

.680

1.150

.592 - 2.234

Anxiety medication W1

(no)

1

.018

.893

1.045

.545 - 2.004

Pain medication W1

(no)

1

.670

.413

1.142

.831 - 1.571

Memory medication W1

(no)

1

1.362

.243

0.431

.105 - 1.772

Sleep medication W1

(no)

1

.106

.745

.926

.583 - 1.471

Smoker W1

(no)

1

18.050

<.001

2.037

1.467 - 2.828

BI (W1-W2)

(no)

1

3.184

.074

2.007

.934 - 4.313

Marijuana problems W1

(no)

1

12.188

<.001

2.318

1.446 - 3.717

Alcohol problems W1

(no)

1

NiM

NiM

NiM

NiM


Items in parenthesis show the reference category:No cases used memory medication and developed marijuana problems

W1 = wave one: BI (W1-W2) = brain injury (incident case e.g. first occurrence) between Wave one and wave two: NiM = not in model

Tait et al. BMC Public Health 2010 10:171   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-171

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