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Table 7 Until the first ATS use/exposure: mean number and standard deviation (SD) of life events, ANOVA

From: Using life course charts to assess and compare trajectories of amphetamine type stimulant consumption in different user groups: a cross-sectional study

 Group 1: currently ATS dependent (CDU)Group 2: formerly ATS dependent users (FDU)Group 3: currently frequent, non-dependent ATS users (CFU)Group 4: formerly frequent, non-ATS-dependent users (FFU)Group 5: non-frequent ATS users (currently and formerly) (NFU)Group 6: exposed non-ATS users (ENU)TotalF(5, 273)pηp2
Positive life events (SD)0.40 (0.88)1.07 (1.74)1.38 (1.61)1.19 (2.42)1.67 (3.15)1.60 (2.12)1.21 (2.11)2.270.0480.040
Neutral life events (SD)1.55 (1.53)1.38 (1.67)2.13 (2.77)2.62 (2.88)2.94 (3.72)3.17 (3.75)2.24 (2.87)3.290.0070.057
Negative life events (SD)1.96 (1.88)2.05 (1.73)1.42 (2.02)1.65 (1.72)1.33 (1.39)1.07 (1.39)1.60 (1.73)2.370.0390.042
All life events (SD)3.91 (3.05)4.50 (3.26)4.92 (4.12)5.46 (5.65)5.94 (6.27)5.83 (4.96)5.05 (4.65)1.390.2280.025