TABLE 4

Eighth-Grade CG Participation According to Health Risk Category (2009 OHT Survey)

Health Risk CategoryFemalesMales
Unweighted nParticipated in CG, %Multivariate OR (95% CI)Unweighted nParticipated in CG, %Multivariate OR (95% CI)
Total25846.623765.7
Location
 Urban16867.0Reference15215.6Reference
 Rural8985.80.86 (0.6–1.3)8556.01.06 (0.5–2.1)
Grades
 As or Bs19425.1Reference15384.2Reference
 Cs, Ds, or Fs48411.61.0 (0.5–2.1)6609.01.72 (0.8–3.5)
Poor mental health
 No15153.9Reference17594.0Reference
 Yes106910.3NS61310.6NS
Substance use
 No18053.5Reference16552.2Reference
 Yes66613.32.11 (1.4–3.3)54315.83.87 (1.9–7.7)
Sexual intercourse (lifetime)
 No21323.7Reference19463.0Reference
 Yes41821.33.97 (2.4–6.6)38517.33.01 (1.9–4.7)
Poor nutrition
 Yes13583.0Reference10633.7Reference
 No12249.42.42 (1.3–4.5)12977.9NS
Exposure to violence
 No18033.8Reference13112.1Reference
 Yes78112.1NS10649.82.14 (1.5–3.1)
Gambling
 No17924.4Reference13013.3Reference
 Yes78410.91.72 (1.3–2.3)10508.1NS
  • CG, choking game; NS, not significant.