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Table 2 Association between lifetime alcohol consumption and sociodemographic variables

From: Alcohol consumption pattern in western Nepal: findings from the COBIN baseline survey

Characteristics Unadjusted odds ratio (95% CI) Adjusted odds ratio (95% CI)
Sex
 Female 1 1
 Male 8.8 (7.4–10.5) * 16.0 (12.1–21.1) *
Age
 24–44 years 1 1
 45–65 years 1.5 (1.2–1.7) * 1.3 (1.0–1.6) *
Educational level
 High education 1 1
 Low education 1.2 (1.0–1.4)* 0.8 (0.6–1.0)
Marital Status
 Unmarried and divorced/widowed 1 1
 Married 1.0 (0.8–1.3) 0.8 (0.6–1.1)
Ethnicity
 Advantaged ethnicity 1 1
 Disadvantaged ethnicity 3.5 (3.0–4.1) * 6.1 (4.9–6.3) *
Occupational status
 Agriculture 1 1
 Homemaker 0.5 (0.4–0.6) * 0.9 (0.7–1.1)
 Labor 5.5 (3.5–8.6) * 1.3 (0.8–2.2)
 Employee 1.6 (1.3–2.0) * 1.0 (0.8–1.4)
 Unemployed 2.0 (1.6–2.6) * 0.6 (0.4–0.8) *
  1. CI: Confidence Interval, *p < 0.05