Table 2

Multivariate analysis of variables associated with participants’ perceptions of cigarette companies: Minnesota Adult Tobacco Survey Cohort Study, 2008–2009*

CharacteristicsnAgreed that cigarette companies care about my healthAgreed that cigarette companies do the best they can to make cigarettes safeAgreed that cigarette companies lie
%AOR (95% CI)%AOR (95% CI)%AOR (95% CI)
Gender
 Male29322.40.85 (0.56 to 1.28)19.30.78 (0.50 to 1.21)81.41.12 (0.71 to 1.77)
 Female29424.61.0023.61.0081.31.00
Age (years)
 20–298720.90.74 (0.36 to 1.55)17.40.94 (0.42 to 2.13)82.11.24 (0.54 to 2.85)
 30–399028.11.28 (0.65 to 2.54)22.21.44 (0.68 to 3.06)79.80.92 (0.42 to 2.01)
 40–4912227.91.13 (0.61 to 2.11)30.32.19 (1.11 to 4.31)84.21.46 (0.69 to 3.11)
 50–5917020.10.74 (0.40 to 1.37)19.11.14 (0.58 to 2.23)79.00.95 (0.48 to 1.84)
 60 and above11822.21.0018.01.0082.41.00
Education
 High school graduate24226.31.71 (0.96 to 3.06)19.81.02 (0.54 to 1.90)79.20.58 (0.30 to 1.09)
 Some college22323.01.30 (0.72 to 2.32)24.91.38 (0.75 to 2.54)82.20.70 (0.37 to 1.35)
 4-year college graduate12118.31.0017.71.0084.61.00
Annual income
 <$250009817.50.69 (0.34 to 1.37)26.81.53 (1.26 to 5.08)82.11.86 (0.92 to 3.74)
 $25000–5000019425.41.15 (0.68 to 1.97)21.81.76 (0.96 to 3.25)85.01.99 (1.10 to 3.60)
 $50000–7500014127.11.15 (0.67 to 2.02)24.11.68 (0.89 to 3.16)81.61.75 (0.95 to 3.23)
 >$7500015421.61.0015.11.0076.01.00
Number of cigarettes per month
 601 or more5520.00.74 (0.32 to 1.75)9.30.28 (0.09 to 0.82)85.51.09 (0.41 to 2.86)
 301–60022727.11.10 (0.64 to 1.92)24.81.07 (0.60 to 1.91)77.30.59 (0.32 to 1.10)
 151–30016321.70.90 (0.50 to 1.61)21.40.90 (0.49 to 1.66)83.20.85 (0.44 to 1.65)
 ≤15014221.11.0020.91.0084.11.00
Family/peer tobacco use
 Yes43524.00.97 (0.60 to 1.55)19.80.65 (0.40 to 1.05)82.31.44 (0.86 to 2.40)
 No15122.11.0025.71.0079.21.00
Intended to quit in next 6 months
 Yes36520.60.61 (0.39 to 0.94)17.60.47 (0.30 to 2.74)82.21.05 (0.64 to 1.70)
 No19828.21.0027.51.0081.71.00
Received coupons
 Yes29028.61.79 (1.18 to 2.72)26.01.84 (1.18 to 2.87)76.50.55 (0.34 to 0.87)
 No29318.41.0016.81.0086.21.00
  • Bolded estimates are statistically significant (p<0.05).

  • *Adjusted for all variables in the table.

  • AOR, adjusted OR.