Table 2

Association between non-hunting/sport shooting firearm carrying and substance use

VariableOR (95% CI)AOR (95% CI)p Value
Past-year substance use
 Alcohol2.12 (0.96 to 4.66)2.15 (0.93 to 4.99)0.07
 Marijuana1.32 (0.70 to 2.50)1.36 (0.68 to 2.70)0.38
 Cocaine4.21 (1.72 to 10.27)2.65 (0.95 to 7.42)0.06
 Methamphetamine5.00 (1.32 to 18.92)2.72 (0.59 to 12.44)0.20
 Inhalants4.66 (0.94 to 23.18)4.18 (0.76 to 22.88)0.10
 Hallucinogens5.31 (2.14 to 13.19)2.81 (1.00 to 7.91)0.05
 OTC medications2.65 (0.97 to 7.21)2.34 (0.78 to 6.98)0.13
 Ecstasy3.69 (1.52 to 8.92)3.66 (1.32 to 10.14)0.01
 Prescription medications3.45 (1.61 to 7.41)2.85 (1.22 to 6.68)0.02
Past-month episodic heavy drinking
 None(Reference)(Reference)
 1–4 times1.88 (0.87 to 4.07)1.91 (0.81 to 4.50)0.14
 5+ times4.54 (2.09 to 9.87)3.61 (1.51 to 8.66)0.004
  • Bold=statistically significant at 95% level.

  • OR from logistic regression models (unadjusted for covariates).

  • AOR from logistic regression models (adjusted for age, gender, race/ethnicity, highest parental education and current work/school status).

  • p=statistical significance level for that specific substance use variable in fully adjusted model.

  • AOR, adjusted OR.