Table 4

Multilevel logistic regression results of exceeding sensible drinking guidelines by area type and ethnic density (among those who drink nowadays)

Caribbean (n=1117) OR (95% CI)African (n=206) OR (95% CI)Indian (n=721) OR (95% CI)White (n=8357) OR (95% CI)
White area (reference)1111
Mixed area0.67 (0.44 to 1.01)1.23 (0.37 to 4.09)0.83 (0.49 to 1.40)0.83 (0.67 to 1.04)
Black area0.56 (0.37 to 0.84)***0.89 (0.27 to 2.92)0.93 (0.49 to 1.76)1.09 (0.77 to 1.56)
Indian area0.63 (0.32 to 1.24)1.40 (0.19 to 10.32)0.43 (0.21 to 0.87)*0.39 (0.13 to 1.18)
Pakistani and Bangladeshi area1.09 (0.57 to 2.10)3.76 (0.63 to 22.30)0.54 (0.17 to 1.74)0.58 (0.26 to 1.30)
Own ethnic density (10% increase)0.89 (0.69 to 1.15)0.43 (0.21 to 0.87)*0.89 (0.77 to 1.04)1.03 (0.98 to 1.08)
  • Adjusted for age, sex, head of household SES, marital status, education, employment status, area deprivation and nativity.

  • * p<0.05;

  • *** p<0.001.