Table 2

Results from multivariable logistic regression analysis for smokeless tobacco consumption

 SadapathaZardaSmokeless tobacco
OR (95% CI)p ValueOR (95% CI)p ValueOR (95% CI)p Value
Sex0.0000.0000.231
 Men13.6 (2.5 to 5.0)1.2 (0.9 to 1.5)
 Women3.5 (2.5 to 5.1)11
Age0.0000.008
 <241.01.01
 25–4415.7 (7.4 to 33.5)1.5 (1.2 to 2.0)2.2 (1.8 to 2.8)
 45+58.4 (26.8 to 127.3)1.3 (1.0 to 1.8)4.2 (3.2 to 5.5)
Education0.0000.1580.000
 None2.2 (1.6 to 3.0)1.2 (1.0 to 1.6)2.0 (1.6 to 2.4)
 1–5 year(s)1.5 (1.1 to 2.1)1.2 (1.0 to 1.5)1.6 (1.3 to 1.9)
 6+ years111
Marital status0.5980.0010.009
 Unmarried111
 Married1.3 (0.7 to 2.5)1.4 (1.1 to 1.9)1.1 (0.9 to 1.4)
 Divorced0.6 (0.1 to 2.8)2.9 (1.0 to 8.7)1.4 (0.5 to 3.5)
 Widowed1.3 (0.6 to 2.6)2.6 (1.6 to 4.2)1.8 (1.2 to 2.5)
Occupation0.17140.0000.000
 Unemployed111
 Day-labour1.4 (0.9 to 2.0)3.9 (2.8 to 5.2)3.5 (2.7 to 4.5)
 Farmer1.1 (0.7 to 1.7)2.2 (1.6 to 3.1)1.6 (1.2 to 2.2)
 Job/business1.1 (0.7 to 1.7)3.0 (2.2 to 4.1)2.7 (2.0 to 3.5)
 Housewife0.9 (0.7 to 1.2)1.8 (1.3 to 2.7)1.5 (1.2 to 1.8)
 Others0.4 (0.1 to 1.2)2.8 (1.8 to 4.5)1.6 (1.0 to 2.4)
Asset quintile0.59410.2310.144
 Lowest1.0 (0.7 to 1.4)1.0 (0.7 to 1.3)0.9 (0.7 to 1.2)
 Second1.2 (0.8 to 1.6)1.0 (0.7 to 1.3)1.0 (0.8 to 1.2)
 Middle1.1 (0.8 to 1.5)1.2 (0.9 to 1.6)1.2 (0.9 to 1.5)
 Fourth1.2 (0.9 to 1.6)1.2 (0.9 to 1.6)1.2 (0.9 to 1.4)
 Highest111