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Table 1 Sociodemographic and substance use-related characteristics of participants

From: Disentangling substance use and related problems: urgency predicts substance-related problems beyond the degree of use

Characteristic N %
Gender
 female 148 57.4
 male 109 42.2
 not specified 1 0.4
Secondary school degree
 upper 226 87.6
 intermediate 28 10.9
 lower 2 0.8
Current use of
 alcohol 236 91.5
 nicotine 159 61.6
 cannabis 117 45.3
 stimulants 79 30.6
 hallucinogenic substances 29 11.2
 opioids 14 5.4
 misused medication 5 1.9
 inhalants 4 1.6
 other substances 3 1.2
  M MD SD range
age 26.1 25.0 5.0 18–40
currently used substance classes 2.5 2.0 1.3 1–6
substance classes used lifetime 4.7 5.0 2.0 1–9
total degree of substance use 35.9 36.5 19.4 3–89
substance-related problems 4.2 4 2.9 0–11
  1. Note. M, MD, and SD represent mean, median, and standard deviation, respectively. Note that substance-related problems were assessed across substances and thus ≥2 problems do not entail an SUD diagnosis