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Table 2 Multinomial logistic regression, smoking

From: Sexual orientation and health behaviors among college students in Italy

Y = Smoking (Ref: Never) 1–7 cigarettes/day 8+ cigarettes/day
Men Women Men Women
Sexual identity (Ref: Heterosexual)
 Bisexual 0.745
(0.292)
0.799
(0.318)
2.308***
(0.668)
2.024**
(0.597)
0.565
(0.272)
0.607
(0.296)
3.245***
(1.101)
2.670***
(0.933)
 Homosexual 0.544
(0.293)
0.527
(0.286)
3.651***
(1.577)
3.253***
(1.428)
0.625
(0.339)
0.644
(0.355)
2.670*
(1.579)
2.326
(1.393)
Age 1.079**
(0.036)
1.063*
(0.036)
1.052
(0.038)
1.038
(0.039)
1.146***
(0.039)
1.109***
(0.039)
1.053
(0.052)
1.023
(0.052)
Parents’ education (Ref: < then high school)
 High school   1.535**
(0.264)
  1.161
(0.153)
  1.196
(0.208)
  1.014
(0.188)
 College degree   1.716***
(0.307)
  1.299*
(0.192)
  1.438**
(0.263)
  1.385
(0.279)
Importance of religion (Ref: Not at all)
 Somewhat   0.834
(0.095)
  0.886
(0.117)
  0.655***
(0.082)
  0.772
(0.140)
 Quite/very   0.603***
(0.073)
  0.528***
(0.070)
  0.431***
(0.058)
  0.421***
(0.078)
Working while in college (Ref: Never)
 Sometimes   1.410***
(0.148)
  1.417***
(0.156)
  2.118***
(0.250)
  1.702***
(0.263)
 Regularly   1.301*
(0.193)
  1.384**
(0.205)
  2.576***
(0.391)
  2.009***
(0.408)
In a relationship   1.11
(0.108)
  1.216**
(0.116)
  0.892
(0.097)
  1.124
(0.151)
Friends approve sex with persons of same-sex (Ref: No)
 Somewhat   1.248
(0.171)
  1.266*
(0.182)
  0.97
(0.142)
  1.282
(0.258)
 Quite/yes   1.194
(0.191)
  1.334*
(0.212)
  1.04
(0.176)
  1.311
(0.296)
Parents approve sex with persons of same-sex (Ref: No)
 Somewhat   0.998
(0.121)
  0.843
(0.107)
  1.024
(0.136)
  0.849
(0.151)
 Quite/yes   1.121
(0.178)
  0.903
(0.144)
  0.782
(0.143)
  0.748
(0.172)
Constant 0.071***
(0.051)
0.062***
(0.048)
0.074***
(0.058)
0.101***
(0.083)
0.024***
(0.018)
0.048***
(0.038)
0.073**
(0.076)
0.172
(0.190)
N 3222 2982 3222 2982
  1. *p < 0.10, **p < 0.05, ***p < 0.01. Region where respondents attend university is included in all models