Table 3

Associations between point-of-sale (PoS) tobacco display ban implementation and perceived easy accessibility of tobacco

OR (95% CI)*
Basic modelModel 1Model 2
Country level
PoS display ban implemented
 NoRefRefRef
 Yes0.99 (0.94 to 1.05)1.02 (0.96 to 1.08)0.97 (0.92 to 1.03)
Time
 2007RefRefRef
 20110.84 (0.82 to 0.86)0.84 (0.82 to 0.86)0.90 (0.87 to 0.92)
 20150.63 (0.62 to 0.65)0.66 (0.64 to 0.68)0.72 (0.65 to 0.74)
Age restriction
 NoRef
 Yes0.74 (0.70 to 0.78)
TCS
 Per 10-point increase0.96 (0.92 to 0.99)
Individual level
Gender
 FemaleRefRefRef
 Male1.31 (1.28 to 1.33)1.30 (1.27 to 1.32)1.30 (1.27 to 1.32)
Regular smoking
 NoRefRef
 Yes2.95 (2.87 to 3.03)2.95 (2.87 to 3.03)
Parental education
 RII1.16 (1.11 to 1.21)1.16 (1.11 to 1.20)
  • *Models include basic model: time, PoS display ban implementation and gender; model 1: basic model +parental education and regular smoking; model 2: model 1+age restriction and TCS.

  • RII, Relative Index of Inequality for parental education; TCS,  Tobacco Control Scale.