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Table 2 Patterns of cannabis use in past year by socio-demographic indicators by lower and higher CLVSa scale score groups

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

 Lower CLVS (n = 294)
Patterns of Cannabis Use
Higher CLVS (n = 295)
Patterns of Cannabis Use
Never (61.9%, n = 182)bSometimes (26.2%, n = 77)bDaily (11.9%, n = 35) bChi- squareNever (44.7%, n = 132) bSometimes (25.1%, n = 74) bDaily (30.2%, n = 89) bChi- square
Age Groups: n (%)
 -19 to 2423 (12.6)18 (23.4)9 (25.7)χ2 (4) = 13.57, p = .009, V = .15210 (7.6)c21 (28.4)c16 (18.0)χ2 (4) = 22.06, p = .000, V = .193
 -25 to 4499 (54.4)42 (54.5)23 (65.7)65 (49.2)39 (52.7)46 (51.7)
 -45 to 6560 (33.0)17 (22.1)3 (8.6)c57 (43.2)c14 (18.9)c27 (30.3)
Marital Status: n (%) (n = 76)   (n = 73)(n = 88) 
 -Married or Living with Partner124 (68.1)41 (53.9)14 (40.0)χ2 (2) = 11.98, p = .003, V = .202103 (78.0)c29 (39.7) c39 (44.3)χ2 (2) = 38.59, p = .000, V = .363
 -Single, Divorced, or Separated58 (31.9)35 (46.1)21 (60.0)c29 (22.0) c44 (60.3) c49 (55.7) c
Highest Level of Education: n (%)  (n = 34)     
 -High School Diploma or less26 (14.3)16 (20.8)11 (32.4)cχ2 (4) = 10.80,p = .029, V = .13632 (24.2)20 (27.0)37 (41.6) cχ2 (4) = 22.55, p = .000, V = .196
 -Some Post-Secondary Education47 (25.8)22 (28.6)12 (35.3)27 (20.5)27 (36.5)29 (32.6)
 -College or University Degree/Diploma109 (59.9)39 (50.6)11 (32.4) c73 (55.3) c27 (36.523 (25.8) c
Community Size: n (%) (n = 76)      
 -Rural (<  1000)22 (12.1)11 (14.5)3 (8.6)χ2 (6) = 5.25, p = .512, V = .09521 (15.9)8 (10.8)10 (11.2)χ2 (6) = 19.22, p = .004, V = .180
 -Small town (1000 to 29,999)43 (23.6)12 (15.8)5 (14.3)38 (28.8)17 (23.0)9 (10.1) c
 -Medium city (30,000 to 99,999)101 (55.5)45 (59.2)21 (60.0)65 (49.2)43 (58.1)54 (60.7)
 -Large city (>  100,000)16 (8.8)8 (10.5)6 (17.1) 8 (6.1)6 (8.1)16 (18.0) c
Currently Employed: n (%)
 -Yes145 (79.7)60 (77.9)22 (69.2)χ2 (2) = 4.75, p = .093, V = .12795 (72.0)51 (68.9)37 (41.6) cχ2 (2) = 22.84, p = .000, V = .278
 -No37 (20.3)17 (22.1)13 (37.1)37 (28.0)23 (31.1)52 (58.4) c
Total Personal Income Past Year: n (%)(n = 181)(n = 76)      
 < $25,00056 (30.9)28 (36.8)19 (54.3)χ2 (4) = 14.87,p = .005, V = .16042 (31.8) c44 (59.5)59 (66.3) cχ2 (4) = 42.02, p = .000, V = .267
 $25,000 to $49,99939 (21.5)21 (27.6)11 (31.4)26 (19.7)14 (18.9)20 (22.5)
 = > $50,00086 (47.5)27 (35.5)5 (14.3)c64 (48.5) c16 (21.6)10 (11.2) c
Difficulty Living on Income: n (%)
 -Not at all or somewhat difficult143 (79.0)52 (68.4)17 (48.6)χ2 (2) = 14.56, p = .001, V = .22390 (68.2) c37 (50.0)28 (31.8) cχ2 (2) = 28.30, p = .000, V = .310
 -Difficult to extremely difficult38 (21.0)24 (31.6)18 (51.4) c42 (31.8) c37 (50.0)60 (68.2) c
  1. a Cumulative Lifetime Violence Severity
  2. b Unless otherwise specified
  3. c Standardized Residual > ± 1.96