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Table 1 Characteristics of respondents by sex and SUD

From: Challenges in detecting and diagnosing substance use in women in the acute psychiatric department: a naturalistic cohort study

Characteristics Total Women Men Interactions
SUD SUD SUD
Yes No   Yes No   Yes No   
n (%) n (%) p 1 n (%) n (%) p 1 n (%) n (%) p 1 p
Age, quartiles
 • 18–25 38 (27.1) 58 (23.9)   15 (33.3) 37 (26.2)   23 (24.2) 21 (20.6)   
 • 26–37 38 (27.1) 59 (24.3)   14 (31.4) 35 (24.8)   24 (25.3) 24 (23.5)   
 • 38–49 43 (30.7) 55 (22.6)   12 (26.7) 29 (20.6)   31 (32.6) 26 (25.5)  
 • 50 + 21 (15) 71 (29.2) .045 4 (8.9) 40 (28.4) .067 17 (17.9) 31 (30.4) .224  
Marital status
 • Living with a partner 25 (17.9) 69 (28.7)   8 (17.8) 38 (27.3)   17 (17.9) 31 (30.7)   
 • Living alone 115 (82.1) 171 (71.3) .144 37 (82.2) 101 (72.7) .120 78 (82.1) 70 (69.3) .420  
Parental responsibility
 • Yes 30 (21.4) 64 (26.3)   4 (8.9) 37 (28.1)   26 (27.4) 27 (26.5)   
 • No 110 (78.6) 179 (73.7) .048* 37 (91.1) 104 (71.9) .013* 69 (72.6) 75 (73.5) .887 <.001*
Education
 • Primary school 73 (52.1) 94 (39.2)   20 (44.4) 57 (41)   53 (55.8) 37 (36.6)   .001*
 • High school 53 (37.9) 106 (44.2)   18 (40) 61 (43.9)   35 (36.8) 45 (44.6)   <.001*
 • College/university 14 (10) 40 (16.7) .029* 7 (15.6) 21 (15.1) .806 7 (7.4) 19 (18.8) .009* -
Employment
 • Labour 38 (29.7) 46 (20.7)   12 (28.6) 29 (22.7)   26 (30.2) 17 (18.1)   
 • Benefits/pension 90 (70.3) 176 (79.3) .069 30 (71.4) 99 (77.3) .533 60 (69.8) 77 (81.9) .079  
Legal status, admission
 • Coercion 41 (29.3) 46 (19.2)   14 (31.1) 26 (18.8)   27 (28.4) 20 (19.8)   
 • Voluntarily 99 (70.7) 193 (80.8) .031* 31 (68.9) 112 (81.2) .098 68 (71.6 81 (80.2) .182  
  1. p1 estimated by Pearsons chi square tests. Interaction test by bivariate (a*b) logistic regression. Significance level p ≤ .05
  2. * statistically significant SUD substance use disorder