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Table 2 Descriptive statistics of delusional-like experiences (DLE), tobacco use, and cannabis and alcohol use disorders (n = 8,773*)

From: The association between delusional-like experiences, and tobacco, alcohol or cannabis use: a nationwide population-based survey

Exposure Sample
Number (%)
Delusional-like experiences endorsement
   No (%) Yes (%)@
Total sample 8773 (100.00) 7997(91.53) 776 (8.47)
Everyday tobacco use 1539 (17.97) 1325 (15.64) 214 (13.01)
Weekly tobacco use 302 (4.04) 266 (3.56) 36 (14.72)
No tobacco use 6932 (77.98) 6406 (72.33) 526 (7.24)
Cannabis use disorder, Lifetime 339 (4.22) 287 (3.63) 52 (13.98)
No Cannabis use disorder 8434 (95.78) 7710 (87.89) 724 (8.23)
Cannabis dependence disorder, Lifetime 130 (1.74) 99 (1.31) 31 (24.65)
No Cannabis dependence disorder 8643 (98.26) 7898 (90.21) 745 (8.19)
Alcohol use disorder, Lifetime 1490 (18.31) 1333 (16.60) 157 (9.35)
No alcohol use disorder 7283 (81.69) 6664 (74.93) 619 (8.28)
Alcohol dependence disorder, Lifetime 329 (3.71) 249 (2.84) 80 (23.42)
No alcohol dependence disorder 8444 (96.29) 7748 (88.69) 249 (7.89)
  1. *The sample excludes the item related to past history of schizophrenia 'doctor ever told you that you have schizophrenia'; DLE (Screen items)
  2. @ Percentages denote risk set