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Table 3 Multinomial logistic regression, drinking

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

Y = Drinking (Ref: Never) Sometimes Often/very often
Men Women Men Women
Sexual identity (Ref: heterosexual)
 Bisexual 0.709
(0.219)
0.799
(0.254)
4.186***
(1.479)
3.543***
(1.275)
0.936
(0.405)
1.044
(0.464)
6.749***
(3.098)
5.046***
(2.379)
 Homosexual 0.843
(0.320)
0.845
(0.328)
1.628
(0.771)
1.434
(0.695)
1.085
(0.561)
1.075
(0.573)
5.556***
(3.166)
4.858***
(2.833)
Age 1.029
(0.030)
1.001
(0.030)
0.999
(0.030)
0.982
(0.031)
0.930*
(0.041)
0.903**
(0.041)
0.941
(0.057)
0.929
(0.058)
Parents’ education (Ref: < then high school)
 High school   1.309**
(0.171)
  1.087
(0.116)
  1.481*
(0.306)
  1.266
(0.285)
 College degree   1.421**
(0.198)
  1.401***
(0.170)
  1.981***
(0.425)
  2.253***
(0.542)
Importance of religion (Ref: not at all)
 Somewhat   0.875
(0.096)
  1.121
(0.136)
  0.542***
(0.080)
  0.97
(0.195)
 Quite/very   0.446***
(0.048)
  0.605***
(0.070)
  0.285***
(0.043)
  0.321***
(0.068)
Working while in college (Ref: Never)
 Sometimes   1.507***
(0.141)
  1.442***
(0.135)
  2.069***
(0.274)
  1.640***
(0.290)
 Regularly   1.690***
(0.227)
  1.531***
(0.195)
  2.083***
(0.389)
  1.866***
(0.444)
In a relationship   0.91
(0.078)
  1.174**
(0.093)
  0.714***
(0.089)
  0.878
(0.134)
Friends approve sex with persons of same-sex (Ref: No)
 Somewhat   1.219*
(0.141)
  1.159
(0.134)
  1.141
(0.190)
  1.272
(0.306)
 Quite/yes   1.143
(0.156)
  1.585***
(0.207)
  1.066
(0.209)
  1.800**
(0.469)
Parents approve sex with persons of same-sex (Ref: No)
 Somewhat   1.169
(0.125)
  1.119
(0.118)
  0.924
(0.142)
  1.152
(0.239)
 Quite/yes   0.913
(0.131)
  0.991
(0.136)
  0.949
(0.190)
  1.203
(0.306)
Constant 1.386
(0.877)
2.282
(1.554)
1.03
(0.660)
1.233
(0.846)
1.775
(1.701)
3.874
(3.940)
0.602
(0.768)
0.806
(1.097)
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