TABLE 5-5Unstandardized Coefficients and t Statistics from Multilevel Logistic Regression of Current Smoking on Individual Predictors

PredictorsMalesFemalesDescriptive Statistics
bVariance ComponentsbVariance ComponentsMales MeanFemales MeanAll MinAll Max
tt
Age0.107***0.098***45.3945.092664
6.4423.916
Age2–0.001***–0.001***2181.202152.3167764096
–7.615–4.729
Urban0.101*0.193***1.891.8913
2.4295.568
Married–0.410***–0.652*0.650.6501
–8.555–10.824
Out of School0.5691.178***0.990.9901
1.8914.118
Educationa–0.060***0.003**–0.085***0.010***6.215.93010
–4.069–5.381
Reports Job0.1320.289*0.990.9301
0.5092.511
Occupationb–0.053*0.001*–0.031**0.006***5.935.53012
–5.790–2.653
Goods Ownedc–1.115***0.439**–0.0321.127***0.690.6701
–6.889–0.253
Intercept–0.442***0.104***–0.988***0.070***
–7.415–19.187
N persons764310175
N nations3131
a

For those out of school.

b

For those reporting a job.

c

Proportion of nine household items owned.

*

p < .05,

**

p < .01,

***

p <.001.

SOURCE: Data from Eurobarometer 2006.

From: 5, Divergent Patterns of Smoking Across High-Income Nations

Cover of International Differences in Mortality at Older Ages
International Differences in Mortality at Older Ages: Dimensions and Sources.
National Research Council (US) Panel on Understanding Divergent Trends in Longevity in High-Income Countries; Crimmins EM, Preston SH, Cohen B, editors.
Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2010.
Copyright © 2010, National Academy of Sciences.

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