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Table 6 Logistic regression analyses predicting perceptions of acceptability of e-cigarette use in various locations

From: Associations of attitudes towards electronic cigarettes with advertisement exposure and social determinants: a cross sectional study

   Acceptable to use in bar (n = 4793)   Acceptable to use in store (n = 4784) Acceptable to use at work (n = 4792) Acceptable to use in class (n = 4792) Acceptable to use in dorm (n = 4799)
   AOR (Wald’s CI) Logit AOR (Wald’s CI) Logit AOR (Wald’s CI) Logit AOR (Wald’s CI) Logit AOR (Wald’s CI) Logit
Race Non-White 1 Ref 1 Ref 1 Ref 1 Ref 1 ref
  White 0.89 (0.75–1.04) −0.1227 1.02 (0.86–1.22) 0.0222 0.95 (0.80–1.12) −0.0563 1.44 (1.18–1.77) 0.3675* 1.11 (0.94–1.32) 0.1056
Gender Female 1 Ref 1 Ref 1 Ref 1 Ref 1 Ref
  Male 1.58 (1.38–1.81) 0.4573** 1.66 (1.44–1.90) 0.5046** 1.75 (1.53–2.01) 0.5608** 1.56 (1.34–1.81) 0.4443** 1.61 (1.40–1.85) 0.4763**
E-Cigarette Non-User 1 Ref 1 Ref 1 Ref 1 Ref 1 Ref
  User 5.00 (4.22–5.92) 1.6099** 4.45 (3.80–5.21) 1.4920** 4.33 (3.70–5.06) 1.4643** 4.27 (3.62–5.02) 1.4504** 5.94 (5.02–7.02) 1.7810**
Smoking History            
Individual No 1 Ref 1 Ref 1 Ref 1 Ref 1 Ref
  Yes 2.59 (2.13–3.16) 0.9510** 2.64 (2.21–3.16) 0.9718** 2.47 (2.06–2.95) 0.9023** 2.59 (2.17–3.09) 0.9509** 2.81 (2.31–3.40) 1.0315**
Mother No 1 Ref 1 Ref 1 Ref 1 Ref 1 Ref
  Yes 1.39 (1.21–1.59) 0.3256** 1.44 (1.24–1.66) 0.3612** 1.45 (1.26–1.67) 0.3735** 1.28 (1.10–1.49)) 0.2456* 1.44 (1.25–1.66) 0.3658**
Advertising seen on            
Internet No 1 Ref 1 Ref 1 Ref 1 Ref 1 Ref
  Yes 1.33 (1.16–1.53) 0.2863** 1.20 (1.04–1.39) 0.1856* 1.16 (1.00–1.33) 0.1439* 1.25 (1.07–1.46) 0.2254* 1.35 (1.17–1.55) 0.2961**
TV No 1 Ref 1 Ref 1 Ref 1 Ref 1 Ref
  Yes 1.37 (1.20–1.57) 0.3180** 1.33 (1.15–1.53) 0.2843** 1.23 (1.07–1.41) 0.2078* 1.25 (1.07–1.45) 0.2210* 1.33 (1.15–1.52) 0.2817**
Magazine No 1 Ref 1 Ref 1 Ref 1 Ref 1 Ref
  Yes 1.05 (0.91–1.21) 0.0462 0.99 (0.85–1.15) −0.0126 1.06 (0.92–1023) 0.0620 0.96 (0.82–1.13) −0.0383 1.06 (0.91–1.22) 0.0538
  1. Acceptability to use in a location was coded 1 = yes, 0 = no; Race was coded 1 = White, 0 = Non-White; Gender was coded 1 = Male, 0 = Female; E-Cigarette User was coded 1 = User, 0 = Non-User; Individual smoking history was coded 1 = Yes, 0 = No; Mother’s smoking history was coded 1 = Yes, 0 = No; Internet advertising was coded 1 = Yes, 0 = No; TV advertising was coded 1 = Yes, 0 = No; Magazine Advertising was coded 1 = Yes, 0 = No
  2. Higher aOR represent increased perceptions of acceptability of use relative to reference group
  3. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.001
  4. p-values are within model
  5. Abbreviations: AOR adjusted odds ratio, CI confidence interval