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Table 6 Association between use of stimulants, sociodemographics and other substances, 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

Covariate Medical users (N=241)
vs. No users (N=9 810)
Misusers (N=410)
vs. No users (N=9 810)
  OR % (95%CI) OR % (95%CI)
Age (years) 1.11 1.06-1.16c 1.19 1.15-1.24c
Gendera 1.83 1.43-2.42c 1.87 1.52-2.32c
Nicotineb 1.48 1.04-2.07c 2.29 1.78-2.92c
Energy drinksb 1.11 0.81-1.50 2.22 1.78-2.76c
Hypnotics, Sedativesb 2.21 1.36-3.44c 2.04 1.42-2.89c
Corticosteroidsb 4.48 2.25-8.22c 2.44 1.26-4.47c
Cannabisb 1.48 0.97-2.21 1.90 1.43-2.51c
Amphetaminesb 3.35 0.83-11.08 2.13 0.84-5.39c
Ecstasyb 4.12 0.75-17.99 1.93 0.70-5.18
Cocaineb 0.28 0.03-1.55 4.51 2.08-9.51c
  1. Odds Ratio (OR) and 95% Profile-likelihood confidence interval obtained from a multinomial logistic model
  2. amale vs. female, b>1month vs. ≤ 1 month, cOR statistical significant at the 5% level