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Table 2 Binary logistic regression for significant predictors of smoking status

From: Prevalence and personal attitudes towards tobacco smoking among Palestinian healthcare professionals: a cross-sectional study

Variable B p value OR 95% CI for OR
Lower Upper
Age category (< 25): reference  
Age category (25–34.9) 0.890 0.002 2.436 1.382 4.294
Age category (35–44.9) 0.938 0.019 2.556 1.164 5.612
Age category (> 45) 1.227 0.002 3.413 1.542 7.551
Gender (male)
Gender (female): reference
2.000 0.000 7.390 4.867 11.223
Marital status (single)
Marital status (married): reference
− 0.058 0.798 0.944 0.607 1.468
Place of graduation (local universities)
Place of graduation (Abroad): reference
0.172 0.455 1.188 0.756 1.867
Night or on-call shifts
No
Yes (reference)
− 0.041 0.843 0.960 0.642 1.437
Family history of smoking
Positive
Negative (reference)
1.005 0.000 2.732 1.881 3.968
Constant − 3.164 0.000 0.042   
  1. OR odds ratio, CI confidence limit