Table 2

Perceptions of MA use among MA users
Questions Total (%, N=398) Male (%, N=288) Female (%, N=110) X2 P value
Do you think MA use is as common as smoking? (Yes) 367 (92.2) 277 (96.2) 90 (81.8) 22.861 <0.05
Can MA enhance sexuality? (Yes) 389 (97.7) 280 (97.2) 109 (99.1) >0.05
Does MA have the function of anti-inebriation? (Yes) 225 (56.5) 184 (63.9) 41 (37.3) 34.120 <0.05
Can MA relieve pain? (Yes) 164 (41.2) 127 (44.1) 37 (33.6) 13.287 <0.05
Is MA addictive? (Yes) 185 (46.5) 136 (47.2) 49 (44.5) 0.229 >0.05
Are you addicted to MA? (Yes) 181 (45.5) 133 (46.2) 48 (43.6) 0.208 >0.05
Did it occur to you to abstain from MA? (Yes) 56/181(30.9) 40/133 (30.1) 16/48 (33.3) 0.157 >0.05
Do you want to have a try to abstain from MA? (Yes) 44/181(24.3) 40/133 (30.1) 4/48 (8.3) 9.061 <0.05

Liu et al.

Liu et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:30   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-30

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