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Table 4 Bivariate and multivariate analysis of alcohol use disorders and associated factors among alcohol user medical and surgical outpatients at Gondar university hospital (n = 322), 2016

From: Assessment of alcohol use disorder and its associated factors among alcohol users of medical and surgical outpatients attending a specialized hospital in Gondar, Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Variables Categories AUDs OR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Yes No
Sex Female 16 101 1.00 1.00
Male 95 110 5.45 (3.01,9.88) 3.33 (1.40,7.93)**
Educational status Can’t read and write 31 75 1.18 (0.55, 2.51) 1.61 (0.46, 5.68)
Read and write only 25 21 3.39 (1.44, 7.99) 2.94 (0.79, 10.94)
Primary school(1–8) 31 43 2.05 (0.94, 4.49) 1.62 (0.52, 5.00)
Secondary (9–12) 11 35 0.9 (0.35, 2.26) 0.93 (0.28, 3.03)
Above grade, 12th 13 37 1.00 1.00
Mental illness history No 94 198 1.00 1.00
Yes 17 13 2.76 (1.29, 5.91) 2.68 (1.12, 6.38)*
Diagnosis of injury No 97 199 1.00 1.00
Yes 14 12 2.39 (1.07, 5.37) 2.06 (0.82, 5.15)
Drinking for relaxation No 70 167 1.00 1.00
Yes 41 44 2.22 (1.34, 3.70) 1.88 (1.02, 3.48)*
Lifetime use of tobacco No 96 204 1.00 1.00
Yes 15 7 4.56 (1.80,11.53) 5.64 (1.95, 16.3)**
Drinking due to peer pressure No 86 180 1.00 1.00
Yes 25 31 1.69 (0.94, 3.03) 1.26 (0.64, 2.50)
Occupation Employed 11 28 1.00 1.00
Housewife 8 48 0.42 (0.15, 1.18) 1.59 (0.33, 7.56)
Merchant 13 20 1.66 (0.62, 4.44) 1.60 (0.47, 5.54)
Daily laborer 6 7 2.18 (0.6, 7.96) 2.04 (0.42, 10.01)
Student 9 32 0.72 (0.26, 1.98) 1.10 (0.34, 3.52)
Farmer 50 58 2.19 (1.00, 4.85) 1.96 (0.63, 6.07)
OthersO 14 18 1.98 (0.74, 5.31) 2.37 (0.71, 7.88)
  1. Significance * (p-value < 0.05), and ** (p-value < 0.01)