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Table 2 Demographic and economic factors associated with current smoking among adolescents in Kurdistan, Iraq, 2006

From: Correlates of current cigarette smoking among in-school adolescents in the Kurdistan region of Iraq

Demographic factor OR (95% CI)
Age (years)  
17+ 1.93 (1.86, 2.00)
16 1.30 (1.25, 1.35)
15 1.07 (1.03, 1.11)
14 0.62 (0.59, 0.65)
13 0.49 (0.46, 0.51)
12 0.43 (0.41, 0.46)
<12 1
Sex  
Male 2.21 (2.15, 2.27)
Females 1
Schooling grades  
Fourth 0.84 (0.81, 0.87)
Third 0.94 (0.92, 0.97)
Second 0.70 (0.67, 0.72)
First 1
Pocket money (Iraqi Dinars)  
30000+ 0.69 (0.66, 0.73)
21000–29999 1.04 (0.99, 1.09)
11000–20999 2.45 (2.35, 2.56)
6000–10999 1.44 (1.38, 1.49)
1000–5999 1.21 (1.17, 1.26
<1000 1.03 (0.99, 1.07)
None 1