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Table 1 Weighted sample characteristics among Maryland High School Students, 2018 Maryland Youth Risk Behavior Survey

From: Electronic cigarette and cannabis use: results from the 2018 Maryland Youth Risk Behavior Survey

  Total Current cannabis use
No Yes
N = 201,282 N = 168,909 N = 32,373
N Weighted % (95% CI) N Weighted % (95% CI) N Weighted % (95% CI)
Sex
 Girls 102,631 51.0 (49.5–52.5) 85,064 50.4 (48.8–51.9) 17,567 54.3 (52.0–56.5)
 Boys 98,651 49.0 (47.5–50.5) 83,845 49.6 (48.1–51.2) 14,806 45.7 (43.5–48.0)
Grade
 9th 54,719 27.2 (24.3–30.3) 49,662 29.4 (26.3–32.7) 5057 15.6 (13.2–18.3)
 10th 52,473 26.1 (23.5–28.8) 44,986 26.6 (23.9–29.5) 7487 23.1 (20.5–25.9)
 11th 47,543 23.6 (21.5–25.9) 38,892 23.0 (20.8–25.4) 8651 26.7 (24.1–29.6)
 12th 46,547 23.1 (21.0–25.4) 35,369 20.9 (18.9–23.1) 11,177 34.5 (31.3–37.9)
Race/Ethnicity
 Non-Hispanic White 85,225 42.3 (40.5–44.2) 70,100 41.5 (39.6–43.5) 15,125 46.7 (43.7–49.8)
 Non-Hispanic Black 62,228 30.9 (28.7–33.2) 52,160 30.9 (28.7–33.2) 10,067 31.1 (27.9–34.5)
 Hispanic/Latinx, any race 29,437 14.6 (13.0–16.5) 25,243 14.9 (13.0–17.1) 4193 13.0 (11.7–14.4)
 Non-Hispanic Asian 13,873 6.9 (5.6–8.4) 12,948 7.7 (6.2–9.4) 924 2.9 (2.0–4.0)
 Non-Hispanic, all other races 10,520 5.2 (4.9–5.6) 8457 5.0 (4.7–5.3) 2063 6.4 (5.5–7.3)
Lifetime e-cigarette use
 Yes 71,259 35.4 (34.2–36.7) 45,376 26.9 (25.8–28.0) 25,883 80.0 (77.6–82.1)
 No 130,024 64.6 (63.3–65.8) 123,533 73.1 (72.0–74.2) 6490 20.0 (17.9–22.4)
Lifetime cigarette use
 Yes 13,830 6.9 (6.3–7.5) 25,064 3.9 (3.3–4.5) 7309 22.6 (20.8–24.5)
 No 187,452 93.1 (92.5–93.7) 162,388 96.1 (95.5 – 96.7) 25,064 77.4 (75.5–79.2)
Current alcohol use
 Yes 45,194 22.5 (21.2–23.7) 24,537 14.5 (13.6–15.5) 20,657 63.8 (60.9–66.6)
 No 156,088 77.5 (76.3–78.8) 144,372 85.5 (84.5–86.4) 11,716 36.2 (33.4–39.1)
Emotional distress
 Yes 61,924 30.8 (29.7–31.8) 46,741 27.7 (26.7–28.7) 15,183 46.9 (44.4–49.4)
 No 139,358 69.2 (68.2–70.3) 122,168 72.3 (71.3–73.3) 17,190 53.1 (50.6–55.6)
  1. Note: Excluding students missing responses to current cannabis use or covariates and those who reported ungraded. Data are rounded
  2. Sums within groups may slightly differ from sample size due to rounding weights
  3. All chi-squared results were statistically significant (p < .001)