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Table 3 Relationships between sample characteristics and attitudes towards increased alcohol prevention activities in the OHS

From: Do health professionals’ attitudes towards alcohol use matter for alcohol prevention efforts? Results from the WIRUS-OHS study

Characteristic Primary prevention Secondary prevention Tertiary prevention
Unadjusted Adjusted Unadjusted Adjusted Unadjusted Adjusted
ORa (95%CI)b ORa (95%CI)b ORa (95%CI)b ORa (95%CI)b ORa (95%CI)b ORa (95%CI)b
One-year increase in age 1.00 (0.98–1.02) - 1.00 (0.97–1.02) - 0.99 (0.97–1.01) -
Female gender 1.73 (0.98–3.07) 1.82* (1.01–3.28) 1.11 (0.64–1.94) - 1.12 (0.65–1.93) -
One-year increase in OHS experience 1.02 (0.99–1.04) 1.02 (1.00–1.05) 1.00 (0.97–1.02) - 0.98 (0.96–1.01) -
Professional groupc 1.40 (0.90–2.18) 1.29 (0.82–2.03) 1.45 (0.92–2.29) 1.45 (0.92–2.29) 1.05 (0.68–1.63) -
One-point increase in DNS score 0.72 (0.41–1.25) - 0.72 (0.40–1.28) - 0.62 (0.35–1.08) 0.62 (0.35–1.08)
Nagelkerke R2   3.3%*   1.1%   1.2%
  1. a Odds ratio from logistic regression
  2. b 95% confidence intervals
  3. c the reference category includes occupational therapist, occupational hygienist, nutritionist, physiotherapist, and ‘other’, while the second category includes physician, psychologist, and nurse
  4. *p < 0.05