Journal of Environmental and Public Health / 2017 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Why Do the Youths in Northeast India Use Tobacco?

Table 3

Risk factors of tobacco use among youths in northeast India, 2012-2013.

Any tobaccoSmokeless tobaccoSmoking tobacco
Odds ratio[95% CI]Odds ratio[95% CI]Odds ratio[95% CI]

Null model

Constant0.320.300.330.130.120.140.150.140.16
Household level
Var(cons)2.231.972.513.332.933.800.840.631.08
Probability0.240.120.13
ICC0.400.500.20

Models with explanatory variables

Constant0.380.330.430.140.120.170.210.180.23
Age
15–19
20–242.842.573.132.302.052.552.592.312.92
Gender
Male
Female0.190.170.210.620.560.670.050.040.06
Attending school
No
Yes0.220.200.250.300.260.340.280.240.32
Place of residence
Urban
Rural1.010.921.110.990.891.111.151.031.28
Wealth index
Low
Medium0.890.790.990.910.811.010.870.770.98
High0.780.700.870.710.620.790.860.760.96
Mother use of tobacco3.443.103.841.591.351.862.522.172.93
Father use of tobacco1.141.041.251.080.951.201.541.381.71

Level of household
Var(cons)3.262.943.663.883.384.402.111.782.43

Probability0.280.120.17
ICC0.500.540.39

Note. The probability of using tobacco in the average household. ICC: intraclass correlation coefficient, , , .