Table 3

Variables associated with tobacco use
Tobacco use Uni-variate OR (95% CI)* Multi-variate OR (95% CI)*
Gender (n,%)
Male 5878 (64.4) 1 1
Female 2936 (33.0) 0.27 (0.26–0.29) 0.25 (0.22–0.29)
Age group, years (n,%)
14–19 345 (13.7) 1 1
20–29 1988 (38.6) 3.95 (3.50–4.50) 2.02 (1.67–2.44)
30–39 2244 (56.1) 8.02 (7.00–9.10) 3.12 (2.52–3.86)
40–49 1886 (64.5) 11.40 (9.90–13.10) 3.61 (2.89–4.51)
50–59 1226 (69.3) 14.20 (12.20–16.50) 3.70 (2.91–4.69)
60 plus 1124 (69.5) 14.30 (12.20–16.70) 3.64 (2.84–4.68)
Population groups (n,%)
Settler 2957 (48.2) 1 1
Non-settler 3017 (40.2) 0.72 (0.67–0.77) 0.54 (0.50–0.59)
Ranchi 1084 (53.5) 1.23 (1.11–1.36) 0.78 (0.68–0.89)
Nicobarese 1589 (84.0) 5.65 (4.95–6.45) 5.63 (4.78–6.66)
Pre-42 167 (36.5) 0.62 (0.51–0.75) 0.57 (0.45–0.72)
Educational status (n,%)
0–4 years 3029 (64.3) 3.92 (3.58–4.30) 2.73 (2.39–3.11)
5–10 years 4661 (47.9) 2.01 (1.85–2.18) 1.75 (1.56–1.94)
>10 years 1123 (41.4) 1 1
Marital status (n,%)
Never married 1631 (30.0) 1 1
Married/living with partner 6527 (56.9) 3.08 (2.87–3.30) 1.05 (0.92–1.20)
Widowed/Divorced/Seperated 655 (59.5) 3.44 (3.01–3.93) 1.32 (1.08–1.63)
Employement (n,%)
Employed 4973 (69.5) 1 1
Unemployed 1158 (50.3) 0.45 (0.40–0.49) 0.70 (0.61–0.80)
Student 303 (11.5) 0.06 (0.05–0.07) 0.32 (0.26–0.39)
Home makers 2379 (40.2) 0.30 (0.27–0.32) 0.96 (0.84–1.01)
Mental health status (n,%)
Normal 7830 (48.3) 1 1
Poor 984 (54.5) 1.29 (1.16–1.42) 0.89 (0.79–1.01)
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (n,%)
PTSD score 
    >
 6
465 (51.9) 1
PTSD score < 6 8349 (48.8) 1.13 (0.99–1.30)
Alcohol use (n,%)
No 5354 (37.5) 1 1
Yes 3460 (92.7) 21.22 (18.67–24.12) 7.79 (6.78–8.96)
Co-morbidities (n, %)
CVD/HTN/Diabetes: No 7400 (46.6) 1
CVD/HTN/Diabetes: Yes 1414 (65.9) 2.21 (2.01–2.43)
Cancer: No 8792 (48.9) 1
Cancer: Yes 22 (62.9) 1.77 (0.89–3.51)
Depression/Anxiety/Suicidal tendency: No 8168 (48.0) 1
Depression/Anxiety/Suicidal tendency: Yes 646 (64.3) 1.95 (1.71–2.23)
Injuries: No 7999 (47.4) 1
Injuries: Yes 792 (74.8) 3.30 (2.86–3.80)
Any co-morbidities: No 6524 (44.8) 1 1
Any co-morbidities: Yes 2272 (67.0) 2.51 (2.32–2.72) 1.25 (1.13–1.38)

*Multiple logistic regression results.

Manimunda et al.

Manimunda et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:515   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-515

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