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Table 4 Cigarette smoking and other socioeconomic variables in a logistic regression analysis among men 21 years of age or older, 2006 (n = 11,688)

From: Great inclination to smoke among younger adults coming from low-socioeconomic class in Thailand

Characteristics Current smokers
  OR 95% CI
   Lower Upper
Ages    
   21-30 2.66* 2.27 3.12
   31-40 2.60* 2.28 2.95
   41-50 2.37* 2.1 2.68
   51-60 1.76* 1.55 2.01
   61 and older Reference   
Education    
   Lower Education 3.15* 2.74 3.62
   Middle Education 2.18* 1.91 2.5
   High Education Reference   
Region    
   Bangkok 0.79* 0.65 0.95
   Central 0.83* 0.75 0.92
   North 0.73* 0.66 0.81
   Northeast Reference   
   South 1.30* 1.14 1.48
Marital status    
   Single 0.69* 0.57 0.82
   Married 0.76* 0.66 0.88
   Others marital status Reference   
Household income quintile    
   1 (lowest) 1.91* 1.66 2.2
   2 1.55* 1.35 1.77
   3 1.23* 1.08 1.4
   4 1.03 0.9 1.17
   5 (highest) Reference   
  1. * Significant at p < 0.05
  2. **Age more than 61 years old, High education, Northeast region, marital status of "Other", and Quintile 5 as reference groups.