Advances in Public Health / 2018 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Smoking, Alcohol Consumption, and Illegal Substance Abuse among Adolescents in Sri Lanka: Results from Sri Lankan Global School-Based Health Survey 2016

Table 3

Factors associated with current use of alcohol consumption, smoking, smokeless tobacco, and illegal substances (age and sex matched Odds Ratios with 95% CI).

CharacteristicnCurrent use of AlcoholCurrent SmokingCurrent use of Smokeless TobaccoCurrent use of illegal Substances

Age16-17 Years 9773.1 (2.0-4.7)2.6 (1.7-3.9)2.7 (1.6-4.3)1.5 (0.9-2.4)
13-15 Years21961111

SexMale 14375.6 (3.3 – 9.4)9.6 (5.2-17.6)11.2 (5.1-24.6)4.1 (2.4-7.0)
Female18051111

Physically attacked (1)Yes11192.2 (1.4-3.3)1.8(1.2-2.8)2.2 (1.3-3.7)2.5 (1.5-4.0)
No21201111

Engage in physical fighting (1)Yes14204.0 (2.4-6.6)4.4 (2.6-7.3)2. 4 (1.4-4.2)4.1 (2.3-7.2)
No18381111

Serious Injury (1)Yes10442.5(1.5-3.9)2.8 (1.8-4.4)2. 1 (1.2-3.6)5.7 (3.1-10.3)
No19811111

Bullied in School (2)Yes12082.3 (1.5-3.6)2. 6 (1.7-4.2)1.8 (1.1-3.1)3.6 (2.1-6.1)
No19881111

Felt Lonely (1)Yes20211.5 (0.9-2.3) *1.5 (0.9-2. 3) 1.1 (0.6-1.6) 1.2 (0.5-1.3)
No12291111

Considered Suicide (1)Yes2982.1 (1.2-3.6)2.0 (1.1-3.7)1.3 (0.6-3.1) 2.6 (0.6-3.1)
No29231111

Attempted Suicide (1)Yes2143.3 (1.8-6.1)4.2 (2.4-7.5)2.7 (1.2-5.7)6.5 (3.6-11.6)
No30061111

Having close FriendsNo1801.6 (0.7-3.7) 1.3 (0.6-3.3) 2. 1 (0.8-5.1) 1.8 (0.7-4.3)
Yes30651111

Parent Tobacco UseYes6592.2 (1.4-3.4)2.0 (2.7-6.4)1.7 (1.1-3.0)1.5 (0.9-2.5)
No25891111

Other activities >3 Hours>3 Hours11962.1 (1.3-3.2)1.8(1.2-2.8)1.8 (1.1-2.9)1.4 (0.8-2.2)
<3 Hours20441111

Parents understood the problemsNo12171.6 (0.8-3.3) 1.4 (0.7-2.6) 1.1(0.5-2.4)1.0(0.5-1.7)
Yes8271111

Played sports No8241.3 (0.6-.3.0) 1.0(0.5-2.3)3.3 (0.9-11.0) 1.0 (0.4-2.6)
Yes 5321111

Seeing actors consuming alcohol on TVYes8493.4 (2.2-5.4)2.4 (1.6-3.7)2.9 (1.7-4.9)2.9 (1.7-4.9)
No23891111

Not significant at p=0.05 level, sex matched, and age matched.
(1)During last 12 months. (2)During last 30 days.

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