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Table 5 Relationship between lifetime alcohol use disorder and delusional-like experiences (n = 8,773)

From: The association between delusional-like experiences, and tobacco, alcohol or cannabis use: a nationwide population-based survey

   Any Delusional-like experiences
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A. Lifetime alcohol use/dependence disorder
  Count (%) Model 11
OR4 (95% CI5)
Model 22
OR4 (95% CI5)
Model 11
OR4 (95% CI5)
Model 22
OR4 (95% CI5)
Alcohol use disorder, lifetime
Alcohol dependence disorder, lifetime
1490 (18.31)
329 (3.71, 0.28)
1.18 (0.89, 1.56)
3.50 (2.33, 5.28)*
1.01 (0.76, 1.33)
1.85 (1.15, 2.97)*
1.41 (0.97, 2.03)
4.48 (2.39, 8.40)*
1.09 (0.72, 1.63)
1.93 (0.91, 4.07)
B. Age of onset of alcohol use disorder
Very early onset (Q1: 9-17y) 361 (4.49) 2.26 (1.48, 3.46) 1.54 (0.99, 2.39) 3.50 (1.79, 6.84) 2.06 (1.02, 4.18)
Early onset (Q2:18-19y) 487 (6.34) 1.03 (0.70, 1.50) 0.87 (0.59, 1.29) 1.40 (0.75, 2.61) 1.14 (0.59, 2.16)
Middle onset (Q3: 20-25y) 509 (6.34) 1.55 (1.09, 2.19) 1.19 (0.80, 1.78) 2.17 (1.35, 3.51) 1.53 (0.87, 2.67)
Late onset (Q4: 26-79y) 441 (4.58) 2.25 (1.45, 3.49) 1.53 (0.96, 2.42) 2.08 (1.01, 4.29) 1.26 (0.54, 2.95)
No onset of use disorder 6975 (78.26) Reference Reference Reference Reference
C. Age of onset of alcohol dependence disorder
Very early (Q1: 12-17 y) 66 (0.86) 3.63 (1.84, 7.17) 1.69 (0.82, 3.49) 8.73 (3.33, 22.91) 3.51 (1.29, 9.52)
Early (Q2:18-20y) 100 (1.07) 1.19 (0.66, 2.15) 0.71 (0.39, 1.29) 2.18 (0.84, 5.65) 1.14 (0.45, 2.82)
Middle (Q3: 21-29y) 75 (0.85) 4.45 (1.79, 11.05) 1.99 (0.79, 5.02) 3.23 (1.16, 8.99) 1.18 (0.36, 3.88)
Late (Q4: 30-79y) 83 (0.84) 7.12 (2.97, 17.09) 4.29 (1.24, 14.89) 5.51 (131, 23.27) 2.84 (0.46, 17.66)
No onset 8449 (96.39) Reference Reference Reference Reference
  1. 1Model 1 = Adjusted for age, sex, 2Model 2 = Adjusted for age, sex, marital status, migrant status, employment status, educational status, any anxiety disorders, any depressive disorders, physical disorders and 'other' substance harmful use/dependence ('other' substance use/dependence disorders denotes all other drug use/dependence other than alcohol) 3OR = Odds Ratio, 4CI = 95% Confidence Interval; *significance: p < 0.01 (shown in bold)