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Table 4 Logistic regression analysis of predictors of alcohol consumption among tertiary students

From: Alcohol consumption among tertiary students in the Hohoe municipality, Ghana: analysis of prevalence, effects, and associated factors from a cross-sectional study

Variables COR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Age group
 16–20 1.0 1.0
 21–25 1.3 [0.79. 1.99] 1.7 [0.99, 2.82]
 26 and above 4.2* [1.84, 9.49] 4.4* [1.74, 11.14]
Sex
 Male 1.0 1.0
 Female 0.5* (0.35, 0.77) 0.9 [0.54, 1.34]
Religion
 Christian 1.0 1.0
 Traditional 0.4 [0.08, 2.11] 0.3 [0.04, 2.03]
 Muslim 0.1** [0.01, 0.24] 0.1** [0.02, 0.31]
Peer influence
 No 1.0 1.0
 Yes 4.2** [2.78, 6.49] 3.7** [2.31, 5.82]
Academic adjustment problems
 No 1.0 1.0
 Yes 3.8** [2.30, 6.47] 3.6** [2.01, 6.46]
  1. COR = Crude Odds Ratio; AOR = Adjusted Odds Ratio, 1 = Reference * = p < 0.01 ** = p < 0.001