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Table 8 Patterns of cannabis use in past year by substance use by 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)
Pattern of Cannabis Use
Higher CLVS (n = 295)
Pattern 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
Smoking: n (%)(n = 181)       
 -Current Smoker22 (12.2)15 (19.5)14 (40.0) eχ2 (4) = 35.29, p = .000, V = .24514 (10.6) e28 (37.8)51 (57.3) eχ2 (4) = 63.32, p = .000, V = .328
 -Quit Smoking29 (16.0)23 (29.9)13 (37.1)43 (32.6)18 (24.3)25 (28.1)
 -Never Smoked130 (71.8) e39 (50.6)8 (22.9) e75 (56.8) e28 (37.8)13 (14.6) e
AUDIT-C Indicator of Possible Hazardous Drinking or Active Alcohol Use Disorder: n (%)    (n = 131)   
 -Yes75 (41.2)52 (67.5) e19 (54.3)χ2 (2) = 15.33,p = .000, V = .22847 (35.9) e52 (70.3)e56 (62.9)χ2 (2) = 27.77, p = .000, V = .307
 -No107 (58.8)25 (32.5) e16 (45.7)84 (64.1) e22 (29.7) e33 (37.1)
Binge Drinking (6 or more drinks monthly or more often): n (%)
 -Yes44 (24.2) e42 (54.5) e16 (45.7)χ2 (2) = 24.15, p = .000, V = .28725 (18.9) e35 (47.3) e30 (33.7)χ2 (2) = 18.60, p = .000, V = .251
 -No138 (78.0)35 (45.5) e19 (54.3)107 (81.1)39 (52.7)59 (66.3)
Use of prescription drugsc for non-medical reasons or in more than prescribed amounts in past year: n (%)
 -Yes12 (6.6) e12 (15.6)11 (31.4) eχ2 (2) = 18.61, p = .000, V = .2529 (6.8) e16 (21.6)30 (33.7) eχ2 (2) = 27.06, p = .000, V = .296
 -No170 (93.4)65 (84.4)24 (68.6)123 (93.2)58 (78.4)59 (66.3)
Use of street/recreational drugsd other than cannabis in past year: n (%)     (n = 73)  
 -Yes1 (0.5) e15 (19.5) e16 (45.7) eχ2 (2) = 69.68, p = .000, V = .4874 (3.0) e15 (20.5)40 (44.9) eχ2 (2) = 58.23, p = .000, V = .445
 -No181 (99.5)62 (80.5)19 (54.3) e128 (97.0) e58 (79.5)49 (55.1) e
  1. a Cumulative LifetimeViolence Severity
  2. b Unless otherwise specified
  3. c such as codeine, morphine, dilaudid, fentanyl, oxycodone or valium
  4. d such as, cocaine, crack, heroin, opium, speed, crystal meth, LSD, acid, mushrooms, ecstasy, special K
  5. e Standardized Residual > ± 1.96