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Table 3 Odds of current smoking prevalence and frequency in Palestine refugees and non-refugees

From: Differences in tobacco smoking prevalence and frequency between adolescent Palestine refugee and non-refugee populations in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, and the West Bank: cross-sectional analysis of the Global Youth Tobacco Survey

  Jordan Lebanon Syria West Bank
  Non-refugee Refugee Non-refugee Refugee Non-refugee Refugee Non-refugee Refugee
Current tobacco smoking
Prevalence, AOR (95 % CI) 1.00 0.91 (0.67, 1.24) 1.00 1.00 (0.76, 1.31) 1.00 1.96 (1.46, 2.62) + 1.00 1.04 (0.82, 1.32)
Cigarettes per month, β (95 % CI) 0.00 −0.35 (−0.77, 0.07) 0.00 0.57 (0.17, 0.97)^ 0.00 −0.01 (−0.43, 0.41) 0.00 0.22 (−0.10, 0.54)
Waterpipes per month, β (95 % CI) 0.00 0.06 (−0.17, 0.29) 0.00 −0.03 (−0.22, 0.15) 0.00 0.40 (0.19, 0.61) + 0.00 0.42 (0.21, 0.64) +
Current cigarette-only smoking
Prevalence, AOR (95 % CI) 1.00 1.06
(0.70, 1.59)
1.00 1.65 (0.92, 2.96) 1.00 2.16 (1.10, 4.24)* 1.00 1.53 (1.10, 2.14)*
Cigarettes per month, β (95 % CI) 0.00 −0.29
(−0.95, 0.38)
0.00 1.07 (0.19, 1.96)* 0.00 0.21 (−0.39, 0.81) 0.00 0.36 (−0.16, 0.88)
Current waterpipe-only smoking
Prevalence, AOR (95 % CI) 1.00 0.88 (0.71, 1.10) 1.00 1.07 (0.74, 1.53) 1.00 1.62 (1.23, 2.14)^ 1.00 0.93 (0.69, 1.24)
Waterpipes per month, β (95 % CI) 0.00 0.11 (0.86, 4.23) 0.00 0.09 (−0.11, 0.28) 0.00 0.35 (0.13, 0.58)^ 0.00 0.37 (0.14, 0.61)^
Current dual smoking
Prevalence, AOR (95 % CI) 1.00 0.91 (0.59, 1.40) 1.00 0.76 (0.52, 1.12) 1.00 1.64 (1.11, 2.41)* 1.00 0.94 (0.68, 1.30)
Cigarettes per month, β (95 % CI) 0.00 −0.37 (−0.92, 0.18) 0.00 0.53 (0.08, 0.98)* 0.00 −0.04 (−0.60, 0.53) 0.00 0.22 (−0.17, 0.62)
Waterpipes per month, β (95 % CI) 0.00 −0.15 (−0.56, 0.27) 0.00 −0.09 (−0.46, 0.28) 0.00 0.54 (0.06, 1.01)* 0.00 0.46 (0.12, 0.81)^
  1. Abbreviations: AOR adjusted odds ratio, 95 % CI 95 % confidence interval, β beta coefficient
  2. *p < 0.05; ^p < 0.01; + p < 0.001