Table 2

Multivariable logistic regression models for carer reported gambling problems
Explanatory variables Carers Carer gambling problems1 Model 1 (ncarer= 336) Adjusted OR Model 2 (ncarer= 336) Adjusted OR
% (n) % (n) (95% CI)1 (95% CI)2
Cohabitation with spouse
No 25.1 (88) 30.2 (26) 1.0 ns
Yes 56.7 (199) 41.1 (81) 1.41 (0.77–2.59) ns
Don’t know/Unsure 18.2 (64) 51.6 (33) 3.25 (1.41–7.45) ns
Carer: # of children less than 7 years
Less than three 48.7 (166) 31.9 (52) 1.0 1.0
Three or more children 51.3 (175) 46.8 (81) 1.97 (1.15–3.37) 1.74 (1.00–3.02)
Carer Negative Affect Balance
Less negative 77.6 (263) 33.1 (86) 1.0 1.0
Most negative 22.4 (76) 65.8 (50) 4.33 (2.45–7.67) 3.72 (2.08–6.66)
Community access to doctor
Resident 45.5 (160) 25.2 (39) na 1.0
Twice or less per week 54.6 (192) 52.6 (101) na 3.10 (1.75–5.50)
Adjusted R2 9.6% 11.9%

NOTE: ns Not significant (p > 0.05).

1 Carer reported gambling problems for themselves or someone in the house.

2OR Odds Ratio (95% confidence interval).

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