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Table 3 Multinomial logistic regression analysis showing the relationship between race/ethnicity and alcohol use

From: A retrospective analysis of ethnic and gender differences in alcohol consumption among emergency department patients: a cross-sectional study

  RRR (95% CI)
  Unadjusted Adjusted Unadjusted Adjusted
  Non-Drinkers vs Drinks within recommended limits Non-Drinkers vs Drinks within recommended limits Non-Drinkers vs Drinks above recommended limits Non-Drinkers vs Drinks above recommended limits
Race/Ethnicity     
 Non-Hispanic White 1.00 (reference) 1.00 (reference) 1.00 (reference) 1.00 (reference)
 Mexican 0.72 (0.58–0.89)* 0.71 (0.56–0.90)* 1.16 (0.89–1.51) 0.90 (0.68–1.21)
 Other Latino 0.71 (0.53–0.95)* 0.69 (0.50–0.94)* 1.18 (0.84–1.66) 0.93 (0.65–1.34)
 Asian 0.49 (0.34–0.72)* 0.43 (0.29–0.64)* 0.31 (0.17–0.57)* 0.26 (0.14–0.50)*
 Non-Hispanic Other 0.85 (0.64–1.14) 0.78 (0.58–1.06) 0.86 (0.59–1.25) 0.77 (0.52–1.14)
Age, n (%)     
 18–20   0.50 (0.34–0.76)*   0.56 (0.35–0.89)*
 21–24   0.97 (0.66–1.14)   1.13 (0.74–1.74)
 25–29   1.00 (reference)   1.00 (reference)
 30–39   0.63 (0.45–0.88)*   0.65 (0.44–0.98)*
 40–49   0.66 (0.46–0.93)*   0.58 (0.38–0.88)*
 50–64   0.43 (0.31–0.61)*   0.36 (0.24–0.55)*
 65+   0.31 (0.20–0.47)*   0.23 (0.13–0.41)*
Gender, n (%)     
 Male   1.00 (reference)   1.00 (reference)
 Female   0.75 (0.62–0.90)*   0.38 (0.30–0.48)*
Education     
 Less than high school   0.56 (0.40–0.79)*   0.92 (0.63–1.32)
 High School/ Some College   1.00 (reference)   1.00 (reference)
 AA/4 year/Advanced Degree   1.52 (1.24–1.88)*   1.02 (0.78–1.33)
  1. Abbreviations: RRR relative risk ratio; CI confidence interval; AA associate degree
  2. *p value <0.05