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Table 4 Determinant factors associated with the prevalence of khat chewing among study participants, Bahir Dar City administration, Northwest Ethiopia, 2017

From: Chewing khat and risky sexual behavior among residents of Bahir Dar City administration, Northwest Ethiopia

Variables Category Khat chewing COR (95%CI) AOR (95%CI)
No Yes
Sex Male 284 (62.1) 173 (37.9) 6.0 (4.–9.1) 6.2 (4–9.7)
Female 306 (90.8) 31 (9.2) 1.00 1.00
Age 18–24 196 (78.7) 53 (21.3) 1.00 1.00
25–34 215 (68.9) 97 (31.1) 1.7 (1.1–2.5) 2.1 (1.3–3.5)
35–44 90 (78.9) 24 (21.1) 1.0 (0.6–1.7) 1.7 (0.8–3.4)
≥ 45 89 (74.8) 30 (25.2) 1.3 (0.8–2.1) 2.0 (1.0–4.3)
Marital status Married 313 (76.7) 95 (23.3) 1.00 1.00
Single 247 (70.4) 104 (29.6) 1.4 (1.0–1.9) 1.7 (1.1–2.7)
Widowed/separated 30 (85.7) 5 (14.3) 0.6 (0.2–1.5) 1.0 (0.3–2.9)
Education No formal education 132 (80.0) 33 (20) 1.00 1.00
1–8 grade 90 (67.2) 44 (32.8) 2.0 (1.2–3.3) 1.8 (1.0–3.4)
9–12 grade 180 (71.1) 73 (28.9) 1.6 (1.0–2.6) 1.3 (0.7–2.5)
Diploma and above 188 (77.7) 54 (22.3) 1.2 (0.7–1.9) 1.0 (0.5–2.1)
Occupation Government employ 177 (83.1) 36 (16.9) 1.00 1.00
Merchant 162 (63.8) 92 (36.2) 2.8 (1.8–4.3) 3.3 (1.9–5.9)
Daily laborer 101 (80.2) 25 (19.8) 1.2 (0.7–2.1) 1.9 (0.9–4.1)
Student 74 (77.1) 22 (22.9) 1.5 (0.8–2.7) 3.3 (1.4–7.5)
Farmer/housewife/private 76 (72.4) 29 (27.6) 1.9 (1.1–3.3) 4.3 (2.0–9.1)
Average monthly income ≤ 1000 EBR 308 (80.2) 76 (19.8) 1.00 1.00
1001–2000 EBR 160 (71.7) 63 (28.3) 1.6 (1.1–2.3) 1.8 (1.1–2.9)
2001–3000 EBR 68 (66.7) 34 (33.3) 2.0 (1.3–3.3) 2.3 (1.3–4.3)
≥ 3001 EBR 54 (63.5) 31 (36.5) 2.3 (1.4–3.9) 2.2 (1.2–4.3)
  1. NB: Italic indicates significant value
  2. COR crude odds ratio; AOR adjusted odds ratio; 95%CI 95% confidence interval