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Table 5 Societal functioning and adversities

From: Naturalistic exploratory study of the associations of substance use on ADHD outcomes and function

Outcome category Outcome measures P Value Percentage Yes (n)
SUD Non SUD
Violence related Got in Trouble due to Temper/Violence 0.008** 40 (25) 8 (25)
Drinking/Drugging Leads to Violence 0.004** 28 (25) 0 (25)
Interactions with law Previous Charges 0.021* 28 (25) 4 (25)
Previous Arrests 0.123 24 (25) 8 (25)
Previous Jail time 0.552 8 (25) 4 (25)
Reported abuse Physical Abuse 0.047* 36 (25) 12 (25)
Sexual Abuse 0.185 32 (25) 16 (25)
Academic and occupational achievement Failed Grades: 1 to 12 0.059 40 (25) 16 (25)
Dropped out of College or University 0.091 20 (25) 4.17 (24)
Didn’t Complete High school 0.029* 32 (25) 7.69 (25)
Academic Difficulty 0.087 56 (25) 32 (25)
Highest attained Education 0.01* Median: 3 Median: 4
Current Employment 0.733 80 (25) 76 (25)
Regarding parental relationships Poor/No Relationship with parents 0.0007*** 45.8 (24) 4 (25)
Parental Split During Childhood/Adolescence 0.564 44 (25) 36 (25)
  1. *P ≤ 0.05,** P ≤ 0.01), ***P ≤ 0.001