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Table 2 Predictors of currents smoking in Kersa town, eastern Ethiopia

From: Adult tobacco use practice and its correlates in eastern Ethiopia: A cross-sectional study

Predictors Crude OR (95% CI) Adjusted OR (95% CI)¥
Age 1.02 (1.01 – 1.03) 1.01 (0.99 - 1.03)
Religion   
Muslim 3.3 (1.8 – 5.9) 1.9 (0.8 – 4.6)
Christian 1.0 1.0
Sex   
Male 83.0 (11.5 – 599) 87.6 (10.8 – 708.6)
Female 1.0 1.0
Education   
Illiterate 3.9 (2.8 – 5.4) 2.3 (0.9 – 6.2)
Below secondary school 2.0 (1.4 – 2.8) 1.4 (0.6 – 3.5)
Higher 1.0 1.0
Marital status   
Married 4.0 (2.5 – 6.3) 1.5 (0.8 – 2.9)
Single 1.0 1.0
Work status   
Employed 1.0  
Self-employed 3.5 (2.5 – 4.8) 1.5 (0.6 – 4.1)
Student 0.03 (0.01 – 0.07) 0.04 (0.005 – 0.05)
Unemployed 1.5 (0.7 – 3.1) 0.23 (0.025 – 2.26)
Others 0.08 (0.03 – 0.22) 1.5 (0.2 – 11.1)
  1. ¥Negelekerke R2 = 40.3%; Cox & Snell R2 = 28.2%; -2LL = 446.7; Hosmer and Lameshaw test p 0.234; Correct classification 75.1%.