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Table 1 Positive responses to screening questions (this is the odds of person being worried about smoking when also worried about gambling compared with the odds of all the group being worried about smoking)Total patients screened N = 2536 (from 51 practices); Patients worried about gambling n = 79 (3%)

From: Primary care patients reporting concerns about their gambling frequently have other co-occurring lifestyle and mental health issues

  Total N (%) Worried about gambling n (%) *OR (CI 95%) p
Do you ever feel the need to cut down on your smoking?* 406 (16) 30 (38) 3.9 (2.12 – 5.44) <0.0001
Do you ever feel the need to cut down on your drinking? 258 (10) 18 (23) 2.74 (1.64 – 4.55) <0.0001
Do you ever feel the need to cut down on your other drug use? 68 (3) 9 (11) 5.23 (2.51 – 10.9) <0.0001
During the past month have you often been bothered by feeling down, depressed or hopeless? 1081 (43) 53 (67) 2.84 (1.7 – 4.75) <0.0001
During the past month have you often been bothered by having little interest or pleasure in doing things? 805 (32) 42 (53) 2.5 (1.67 – 3.81) <0.0001
Have you been worrying a lot about everyday problems? 997 (39) 46 (58) 2.21 (1.38 – 3.55) <0.001
Is there anyone in your life whom you are afraid of, who hurts you in any way or prevents you doing what you want? 130 (5) 3 (4) 0.73 (0.24 – 2.24) 0.57
Is controlling your anger sometimes a problem for you? 387 (15) 24 (30) 2.52 (1.44 – 4.43) <0.001
As a rule, do you do at least 30 minutes of moderate or vigorous exercise (such as walking or a sport) on 5 or more days of the week? 1379 (54) 47 (59) 1.24 (0.78 – 1.99) 0.36
Are you happy with your current weight? 1072 (42) 40 (51) 1.4 (0.88 – 2.25) 0.15
  1. * Odds ratio for logistic regression taking into account clustering