Table 2

ORs of unlisted tobacco retailers

OR for being unlisted (vs listed)
Crude OR (95% CI)Adjusted OR (95% CI)
Primary business type
 Petrol stationRef.Ref.
 Pub578.20 (26.49 to 12 621.84)157.46 (05.52 to 4489.02)
 Takeaway liquor outlet578.20 (26.49 to 12 621.84)511.64 (20.60 to 12 709.55)
 Supermarket0.34 (0.02 to 7.43)0.36 (0.02 to 7.55)
 Milk bar/General store0.51 (0.02 to 11.52)0.56 (0.02 to 12.70)
 News agency2.72 (0.30 to 24.46)2.50 (0.27 to 23.32)
 Tobacconist/Gift shop/Barber11.80 (1.65 to 84.21)13.05 (1.54 to 110.72)
 Deli/Café/Diner1.69 (0.07 to 42.71)2.97 (0.07 to 121.19)
 Accommodation2.36 (0.09 to 63.95)1.32 (0.01 to 137.20)
P value <0.001<0.001
Vending machine present61.29 (3.58 to 1049.63)1.97 (0.03 to 133.63)
P value 0.0050.752
IRSED score*1.00 (1.00 to 1.00)†1.00 (0.99 to 1.01)
P value 0.9220.969
Distance from municipal offices (km)‡0.98 (0.95 to 1.01)1.03 (0.97 to 1.08)
P value 0.1430.345
Proportion current smokers (%)§0.98 (0.91 to 1.06)0.99 (0.77 to 1.28)
P value 0.6810.939
Proportion of population under 20 (%)*0.96 (0.90 to 1.03)1.02 (0.83 to 1.26)
P value 0.2330.841
  • *Based on SA1 of each retailer. One listed retailer was located in an SA1 without an IRSED score or a resident population.

  • †CI without rounding (0.995 to 1.004).

  • ‡Straight-line distance.

  • §Based on suburb of each retailer. One listed retailer was located in a suburb that did not receive any responses to the community survey.

  • IRSED, Index of Relative Socio-Economic Disadvantage; SA1, Statistical Area Level 1.