Table 4

Logistic regression for cigarette experimentation by acculturation
Lowest acculturation N = 388 Medium acculturation N = 429 Highest acculturation N = 309
OR 95% CI p-value OR 95% CI p-value OR 95% CI p-value
Demographic factors
Age 1.41 1.06–1.88 0.020 1.99 1.52–2.62 <0.001 2.02 1.45–2.81 <0.001
Country of Birth 1.20 0.65–2.21 0.567 1.74 0.92–3.29 0.087 1.49 0.54–4.12 0.441
Gender 2.30 1.19–4.44 0.013 1.95 1.12–3.37 0.018 1.44 0.73–2.81 0.290
Parental Education 0.76 0.47–1.21 0.243 0.81 0.58–1.14 0.232 0.97 0.67–1.41 0.890
Sensation seeking subscales
Thrill & Adventure Seeking 1.01 0.89–1.14 0.914 1.06 0.96–1.17 0.256 1.06 0.91–1.16 0.620
Social Disinhibition 1.30 1.06–1.59 0.011 1.14 0.95–1.37 0.113 1.00 0.80–1.26 0.999
Drug & Alcohol Attitudes 1.30 1.05–1.61 0.016 1.66 1.39–1.98 <0.001 1.74 1.43–2.12 <0.001

Note: Female served as the reference category for gender. Born in Mexico served as the reference category for country of birth. Age was entered as a continuous variable. The highest level of education served as the reference category for parental educational attainment.

Wilkinson et al.

Wilkinson et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:332   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-332

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