Table 3

Mental health symptoms and substance use according to sex, AdoQuest 2007
Total (n=1025) Girls (n=564) Boys (n=461) p-value for difference by sex
Mental health symptoms
Depression, % 15.2 14.4 16.3 0.432
Conduct disorder, % 5.7 4.5 7.4 0.050
Substance use
Binge drank in past 6 months, % 4.4 4.6 4.1 0.761
Used marijuana in past 6 months, % 3.1 2.9 3.4 0.641
Cigarette smoking in past 6 months , % 8.9 9.6 8.0 0.440
Ever used illicit drugs, % 3.9 4.4 3.3 0.418

Low et al.

Low et al. BMC Psychiatry 2012 12:116   doi:10.1186/1471-244X-12-116

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