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Table 5 Multiple logistic regression analyses on predictors of expectant fathers’ abstinence of smoking after partners got pregnant (n = 466)

From: Association of smoking behavior among Chinese expectant fathers and smoking abstinence after their partner becomes pregnant: a cross-sectional study

  Adjusted Odds Ration
(95% confidence interval)
p-value
Age 1.01(0.95 to 1.07) 0.865
Employment status
 Unemployed/Self-employment 1.39(0.65 to 1.95) 0.408
 Employed 1  
Education level
 College/university or above 0.74(0.37 to 1.46) 0.388
 Middle school or below 1  
Annual Family income (CNY) a
 ¥ 50,000–99,999 0.97(0.41 to 2.31) 0.941
 ¥ 100,000-199,999 0.68(0.30 to 1.54) 0.351
 ¥ 200,000or above 1.67(0.63 to 4.52) 0.306
 ¥ 49,999 or below 1  
Monthly regular alcohol use
 Yes 0.71(0.36 to 1.39) 0.319
 No 1  
Regular activity at least 1 h/week
 Yes 0.66(0.35 to 1.26) 0.208
 No 1  
First time to be expectant father
 Yes 2.08(1.02 to 3.85) 0.046*
 No 1  
Family function level, by family APAGR
 Severe dysfunctionality family support (0–3) 0.48(0.24 to 0.95) 0.036*
 Moderate dysfunctionality family support (4–7) 0.21(0.04 to 1.00) 0.055
 Satisfactory support from family (8–10) 1  
Prenatal education attendance
 Yes 1.49(0.83 to 2.67) 0.180
 No   
Daily cigarette consumption before pregnant 0.96(0.91 to 1.00) 0.079
Quit attempt before partner got pregnant
 Yes 0.73(0.71 to 1.09) 0.143
 No 1  
Smoke outside the home only
 Yes 0.81(0.26to 0.98) < 0.001***
 No   
Knowledge on the health hazards of smoking to smokers 1.39(1.24 to 1.58) < 0.001***
Knowledge on the health hazards of SHS to the pregnant women 1.46(1.09 to 1.97) < 0.001***
Knowledge on the health hazards of SHS to the fetus and newborns 1.58(1.25 to 2.03) < 0.001***
Attitude to ban smoking at home where there are pregnant 1.36(0.61 to 3.03) 0.448
Perception towards that smoking can negatively affect my health 2.57(0.51 to 12.92) 0.252
Perception toward that SHS can negatively affect the health of pregnant 1.11(0.44 to 2.76) 0.823
Perception toward that SHS can negatively affect the health of fetus and newborns 1.23(0.45 to 3.43) 0.684
  1. a ¥/CNY represents China Yuan, US$1.00 = ¥ 6.7
  2. * P < 0.05
  3. *** P < 0.001