Table 2

Predictors of experimental smoking (ever-use): final logistic regression model

VariableOR95% CI
Gender (Female2-150)
Male0.610.29–1.30
Absenteeism (Low2-150)
High1.200.55–2.58
Academic performance (high2-150)
Low1.270.62–2.57
Friends’ cigarette smoking (none2-150)
<50% to all or almost all7.742.28–26.24
Father’s cigarette use (none2-150)
Ever-smoke2.151.08–4.31
Advertising resistance skills (high2-150)
Low2.761.03–7.32
Decision-making skills (high2-150)
Low0.780.38–1.62
Anti-smoking attitudes (high2-150)
Low3.161.53–6.54
  • 2-150 Reference group.

  • OR = odds ratio; CI = confidence intervals.