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Table 2 Univariate analysis of flavoured tobacco use among 10–12 grade school students in Canada, 2012–2013

From: Prevalence and characteristics of flavoured tobacco use among students in grades 10 through 12: a national cross-sectional study in Canada, 2012–2013

Variables Odds Ratio (95% CI: Lower to Upper) p-value (α = 0.05)
Sex (Ref = Female) Males 1.73 (1.48 to 2.02) <0.0001
Grade (Ref = Grade 10) Grade 11 1.20 (1.00 to 1.44) 0.0003
Grade 12 1.53 (1.24 to 1.87)
Ethnicity (Ref = White) Black 0.83 (0.58 to 1.19) < 0.0001
Asian 0.53 (0.39 to 0.71)
Aboriginal 2.17 (1.74 to 2.70)
Hispanic 1.49 (1.03 to 2.17)
Friend Smokers (Ref = None) 1 2.82 (2.05 to 3.88) < 0.0001
2 5.28 (3.82 to 7.30)
3 or more 10.47 (8.56 to 12.81)
Sibling Smokers (Ref = None) 1 2.82 (2.29 to 3.48) < 0.0001
2 3.43 (2.59 to 4.54)
3 or more 7.07 (5.01 to 9.97)
Parent/Guardian Smokers (Ref = None) 1 1.76 (1.44 to 2.15) < 0.0001
2 2.25 (1.82 to 2.79)
3 or more 3.63 (2.80 to 4.69)
Weekly Personal Spending Money (Ref = Zero) $1–$5 1.05 (0.72 to 1.53) < 0.0001
$6–$10 1.16 (0.81 to 1.68)
$11–$20 1.73 (1.28 to 2.34)
$21–$40 2.33 (1.75 to 3.09)
$41–$100 2.23 (1.65 to 3.00)
> $100 3.76 (2.93 to 4.81)
  1. Flavoured Tobacco Use = 1 if: Menthol cigarette or Flavoured little cigar or cigarillo or Flavoured cigar or Flavoured tobacco in a water-pipe (hookah) was used in the past 30 days
  2. Flavoured Tobacco Use = 0 if: I did not use any of these things (above) in the past 30 days
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