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Table 1 Demographic and clinical variables

From: Adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder symptom profiles and concurrent problems with alcohol and cannabis: sex differences in a representative, population survey

  Women Men Test statistic p value
Demographics     
 Agea 54.0 ± 16.1 53.4 ± 16.2 −1.24c 0.223
 Postsecondary educationb 69.0 67.2 1.82d 0.157
ADHD Symptomatology     
 Inattentiona 3.1 ± 2.9 2.8 ± 2.7 3.68e 0.000
 Hyperactivitya 2.1 ± 2.2 2.1 ± 2.2 0.64e 0.534
 Impulsivitya 2.7 ± 2.1 2.4 ± 2.0 4.74c 0.000
Substance Abuse Measures     
 ASSISTb 2.7 6.1 34.77d 0.000
 AUDITb 6.0 17.7 176.21d 0.000
Psychiatric Symptom Measures     
 GHQ-12b 15.4 11.0 20.07d 0.000
 Conduct disorder symptomsb 15.7 25.1 90.53d 0.000
  1. ASSIST Alcohol, Smoking and Substance Involving Screening Test, AUDIT Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test, GHQ-12 General Health Questionnaire
  2. avalue expressed as mean ± standard deviation; bvalue expressed as percentage; c t-test; dchi-square; eMann-Whitney U