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Table 3 Factors associated with flavoured tobacco use by logistic regression analyses 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 1.63 (1.36 to 1.95) < 0.0001
Ethnicity (Ref = White) Black 0.94 (0.60 to 1.45) 0.0470
Asian 0.65 (0.46 to 0.92)
Aboriginal 1.19 (0.88 to 1.60)
Hispanic 1.32 (0.84 to 2.08)
Friend Smokers (Ref = None) 1 2.20 (1.62 to 2.99) < 0.0001
2 3.80 (2.71 to 5.31)
3 or more 7.08 (5.66 to 8.86)
Sibling Smokers (Ref = None) 1 1.51 (1.22 to 1.88) < 0.0001
2 1.55 (1.09 to 2.20)
3 or more 3.40 (2.33 to 4.96)
Weekly Personal Spending Money (Ref = Zero) $1–$5 1.05 (0.68 to 1.62) < 0.0001
$6–$10 1.12 (0.71 to 1.76)
$11–$20 1.23 (0.87 to 1.76)
$21–$40 1.76 (1.26 to 2.45)
$41–$100 1.62 (1.17 to 2.26)
> $100 2.46 (1.82 to 3.33)
  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 over the past 30 days
  2. Flavoured Tobacco Use = 0 if: I did not use any of these things (above) in the last 30 days
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