Advances in Public Health / 2018 / Article / Tab 4

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 4

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

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

SexMale3.7 (2.0-3.9)10.2 (4.3-24.0)10.8 (3.8 – 30.8)3.4 (1.6 – 6.8)
Female1111

Age16-17 Years 2.4 (1.5-6.7)2.5 (1.5-4.2)1.7 (1.05-3. 1)
13-15 Years111

Physical Fighting (1)Yes3.6(2.0-6.5)3.9 (2.0-7.4)2.2 (1.1-4.5)3.6 (1.6 -8.0)
No1111

Attempted Suicide (1)Yes3.1 (1.5-6.2)3.4 (1.6-7.0)6.0 (3.0 – 12.0)
No111

Parents Smoking (1)Yes1.8 (1.1 – 2.9)1.8 (1.1-3.0)1.8 (1.09 – 3.5)
No111

Seen Actors Consuming Alcohol on TVYes2.9 (1.7 – 4.9)2.5 (1.5-4.1)2.5 (1.3 – 4.5)
No111

Bullied in school (2)Yes1.6 (1. 09-2.7)2.1 (1.0 3– 4.1)
No11

Being physically attacked (1)Yes1.8 (1.04-3.5)
No1

Other activities >3 Hours>3 Hours1.7 (1.07-3.0)
< 3 Hours1

Obtaining serious injuries (1)Yes2.5 (1.3 -5.1)
No

During last 12 months. (2)During last 30 days.

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