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Table 1 Patterns of cannabis use in past year by socio-demographic indicators for the total sample (N = 589)

From: Patterns and correlates of cannabis use by cumulative lifetime violence severity as target and/or perpetrator in a community sample of eastern Canadian men

 Patterns of Cannabis Use (N = 589)Chi-square Test
Never (53.3%, n = 314) aSometimes (once or twice, monthly or weekly)
(25.6%, n = 151) a
Daily or Almost Daily (21%, n = 124) a
Age Groups: n (%)
 -19 to 2433 (10.5)b39 (25.8)b25 (20.2)χ2 (4) = 27.36, p = .000, V = .152
 -25 to 44164 (52.2)81 (53.2)69 (55.6)
 -45 to 65117 (37.3) b31 (20.5)b30 (24.2)
Marital Status: n (%) (n = 149)(n = 123) 
 -Married or Living with Partner227 (72.3) b70 (47.0) b53 (43.1) bχ2 (2) = 44.83, p = .000, V = .277
 -Single, Divorced or Separated87 (27.7) b79 (53.0) b70 (56.9) b
Highest Level of Education: n (%)  (n = 123) 
 -High School Diploma or less58 (18.5) b36 (23.8)48 (39.0) bχ2 (4) = 37.71, p = .000, V = .179
 -Some Post-Secondary Education74 (23.6)49 (32.5)41 (33.3)
 -College or University Degree/Diploma182 (58.0) b66 (43.7)34 (27.6) b
Community Size: n (%) (n = 150)  
 -Rural (<  1000)43 (13.7)19 (12.7)13 (10.5)χ2 (6) = 20.11, p = .000, V = .131
 -Small town (1000 to 29,999)81 (25.8)29 (19.3)14 (11.3) b
 -Medium city (30,000 to 99,999)166 (52.9)88 (58.7)75 (60.5)
 -Large city (>  100,000)24 (7.6)14 (9.3)22 (17.7) b
Currently Employed: n (%)
 -Yes240 (76.4)111 (73.5)59 (47.6) bχ2 (2) = 36.44, p = .000, V = .249
 -No74 (23.6) b40 (26.5)65 (52.4) b
Total Personal Income Past Year: n (%)(n = 313)(n = 150)  
 < $25,00098 (31.3) b72 (48.0)78 (62.9) bχ2 (4) = 58.14, p = .000, V = .223
 $25,000 to $49,99965 (20.8)53 (23.3)31 (25.0)
 = > $50,000150 (47.9) b43 (28.7)15 (12.1) b
Difficulty Living on Income: n (%)
 -Not at all or somewhat difficult233 (74.4) b89 (59.3)45 (36.6) bχ2 (2) = 55.00, p = .000, V = .306
 -Difficult to extremely difficult80 (25.9) b78 (40.7)78 (63.4) b
  1. a Unless otherwise specified
  2. b Standardized Residual > ± 1.96