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Table 2 Predictors of ever smoking among in-school adolescents in Harar town, eastern Ethiopia

From: Determinants of cigarette smoking among school adolescents in eastern Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Explanatory variable Unadjusted OR (95% CI) P-value Adjusted OR (95% CI) P-value
Sex
  Male 5.51 (3.81-7.96) <0.001 4.32 (2.59-7.22) <0.001
  Female 1.0   1.0  
  Age 1.33 (1.22-1.46) <0.001 1.20 (1.05-1.38) <0.01
Grade
  9th 0.52 (0.35-0.78) 0.002 1.31 (0.67-2.56) 0.43
  10th 0.71 (0.45-1.10) 0.13 0.97 (0.49-1.87) 0.92
  11th 0.69 (0.42-1.14) 0.15 1.22 (0.63-2.36) 0.55
  12th 1.0   1.0  
Marital status
  Single 0.42 (0.254-0.685) 0.04 0.52 (0.22-1.21) 0.128
  Married 1.0   1.0  
Religion
  Orthodox Christian 1.19 (0.36-4.02) 0.77 4.21 (0.49-36.02) 0.19
  Protestant 3.81 (0.95-15.31) 0.06 9.92 (0.93-106.21) 0.06
  Catholic 1.26 (0.37-4.29) 0.71 3.06 (0.35-26.65) 0.31
  Muslim 0.90 (0.25-3.28) 0.86 3.78 (0.41-34.62) 0.24
  Others 1.0   1.0  
Having friend who smokes cigarette
  Yes 10.13 (7.16-14.34) 0.002 8.14 (5.19-12.70) <0.01
  No 1.0   1.0  
Living with peoples who smokes cigarette
  Yes 2.37(1.75-3.20) 0.03 1.25 (0.81-1.92) 0.313
  No 1.0   1.0