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Table 3 Association between binge drinking 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 3.9 (2.6–5.8) * 7.9 (4.3–14.6) *
Age
 24–44 years 1 1
 45–65 years 1.5 (1.1–2.2) * 1.4 (0.9–2.2)
Education
 High education 1.0 1
 Low education 0.9 (0.6–1.3) 0.5 (0.3–0.9) *
Marital Status
 Unmarried and divorced/widowed 1 1
 Married 2.0 (1.1–3.4) * 1.4 (0.7–2.5)
Ethnicity
 Advantaged ethnicity 1  
 Disadvantaged ethnicity 1.0 (0.7–1.5) 1.6 (1.0–2.5)
Occupational status
 Agriculture 1 1
 Homemaker 0.2 (0.1–0.4) * 0.5 (0.2–0.9) *
 Labor 1.5 (0.7–3.2) 1.0 (0.4–2.2)
 Employee 0.6 (0.3–0.9) * 0.4 (0.2–0.8) *
 Unemployed 0.5 (0.3–0.8) * 0.3 (0.2–0.5) *
  1. CI: Confidence Interval, *p < 0.05