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Table 3 Adolescent age group as predictor of daily use of betel, areca and smokeless tobacco products in a Pakistani squatter settlement

From: Socio-demographic correlates of betel, areca and smokeless tobacco use as a high risk behavior for head and neck cancers in a squatter settlement of Karachi, Pakistan

  Prevalence (%) Univariate OR [95% CI]
  Adolescents Adults  
Paan 5.9 7.2 0.81 [0.31–2.07]
Chaalia 40.2 14.4 4.00 [2.38–6.72]
Gutka 9.8 6.1 1.67 [0.74–3.77]
Niswar 3.9 19.4 0.17 [0.06–0.48]
Tumbaku 4.9 8.3 0.57 [0.21–1.55]
Overall 45.1 37.8 1.35 [0.85–2.14]