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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics overall and by use of prescription stimulants, survey in French-speaking universities, Belgium, 2018

From: Use and misuse of prescription stimulants by university students: a cross-sectional survey in the french-speaking community of Belgium, 2018

Characteristic Users
N=803
No users
N=10 827
Overall
N=11 630
Age (years)
n
Mean (SD)
Median (Q1-Q3)
729
22.4 (2.9)
22 (20-24)
10 363
21.1 (2.8)
21 (19-23)
11,092
21.2 (2.8)
21 (19-23)
Gender
n
Female
Male
Other
732
360 (49.2, 45.6-52.8)
363 (49.6, 46.0-52.2)
9 (1.2, 0.6-2.3)
10 401
6 932 (66.6, 65.7-67.6)
3 420 (32.9, 32.0-33.8)
49 (0.5, 0.3-0.6)
11 133
7 292 (65.5, 64.6-66.3))
3 783 (34.0, 33.1-34.9)
58 (0.5, 0.4-0.7)
School year
n
Bachelor (1st year)
Bachelor (other)
Master
715
160 (22.4, 19.4-25.6)
237 (33.1, 29.7-36.7)
318 (44.5, 40.8-48.2)
10 199
3 319 (32.5, 31.6-33.5)
3 139 (30.8, 29.9-31.7)
3 741 (36.7, 35.7-37.6)
10 914
3 479 (31.9, 31.0-32.8)
3 376 (30.9, 30.1-31.8)
4 059 (37.2, 36.3-38.1)
Working status
No job
Vacation job
Job < 20 h/week
Job ≥ 20 h/week
716
286 (39.9, 36.3-43.6)
144 (20.1, 17.2-23.2)
191 (26.7, 23.5-30.1)
95 (13.3, 10.9-16.0)
10 161
4 630 (45.6, 44.6-46.5)
2 718 (26.7, 25.9-27.6)
2 152 (21.2, 20.4-22.0)
661 (6.5, 6.0-7.0)
10 877
4 916 (45.2, 44.3-46.1)
2 862 (26.3, 25.5-27.2)
2 343 (21.5, 20.8-22.3)
756 (7.0, 6.5-7.4)
Housing status
n
With parents/family
Flat sharing
Alone
Other
713
331 (46.4, 42.8-50.1)
214 (30.0, 26.7-33.6)
150 (21.0, 18.1-24.2)
18 (2.5, 1.5-4.0)
10 132
5 529 (51.6, 50.6-52.6)
3 007 (29.7, 28.8-60.6)
1 619 (16.0, 15.3-16.7)
277 (2.7, 2.4-3.1)
10 845
5 560 (51.3, 50.3-52.2)
3 221 (29.7, 28.8-30.6)
1 769 (16.3, 15.6-17.0)
295 (2.7, 2.4-3.0)
  1. Descriptive statistics for age, n (%, 95%CI) for categorical variables