Table 2 Univariate results, presence vs absence of a quitline (n = 51)
VariableSigBSEWaldOR (95% CI)
Demographic information
Education: ⩾high school degree0.5180.0590.0910.4191.060 (0.888 to 1.267)
Income0.6440.0000.0000.2131.000 (1.000 to 1.000)
Age0.8560.0270.1500.0331.028 (0.766 to 1.379)
Population0.4480.0000.0000.5761.000 (1.000 to 1.000)
Tobacco use
Prevalence0.182−0.1700.1271.7850.844 (0.658 to 1.082)
Consumption0.298−0.120.0111.0840.988 (0.966 to 1.011)
Tobacco control spending
Securitisation of MSA payments0.553−0.4450.7490.3520.641 (0.148 to 2.764)
Per capita tobacco control expenditures0.1920.9040.6941.6992.471 (0.634 to 9.625)
Economic and political climate
Cigarette excise tax rate0.020*2.3671.0175.41610.668 (1.453 to 78.332)
Political ideology0.9260.0020.0170.0091.002 (0.969 to 1.036)
Governor’s political affiliation0.622−0.3480.7070.2430.706 (0.177 to 2.820)
Legislature’s political affiliation0.938−0.1812.3370.0060.835 (0.009 to 81.523)
State budget deficit0.3960.0560.0680.6661.057 (0.925 to 1.209)
Agriculture: tobacco production (more than 1 million lb)0.059−1.3220.7013.5530.267 (0.067 to 1.054)
  • *Variable significant at 0.05 alpha level.

  • MSA, Master Settlement Agreement.