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Table 3 Effect of Family Structure, Parental Smoking, and Socioeconomic Status on Smoking Behaviors among Adolescents

From: Adolescents’ smoking experiences, family structure, parental smoking and socio-economic status in Ciudad Juárez, Mexico

  Smoking behaviors
  Ever smoked? Currently smoke?
Independent Variable ORa 95 % CI P-value ORa 95 % CI P-value
Family Structure       
 Non-intact 2.20 1.21-3.90 0.01 2.00 1.41-4.45 0.01
 Intactb
Parental Smoking       
 Yes 4.41 2.15-5.46 0.01 4.10 2.05-6.16 0.01
 Nob
Socioeconomic Status       
 Low (<10,000 Mexican pesos) 1.73 1.43-3.30 0.01 1.81 1.27-3.42 0.01
 Highb (>25,000 Mexican pesos)
  1. 95 % CI 95 % confidence interval; OR odds ratio
  2. aAdjusted for gender and age
  3. bReference category