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Table 1 Descriptive statistics of adults with completed drug questionnaire and accelerometer use, national health and nutrition examination survey 2005–2006.

From: Cannabis use, sedentary behavior, and physical activity in a nationally representative sample of US adults

  Overall sample
N = 2,092
Current users
n = 249
Non-current users
n = 1,843
p
Age, mean (SD) 40.3 (11.1) 34.2 (10.8) 41.1 (10.9)  < 0.001
Sex, n (%)      < 0.001
Male 1072 (51.2) 178 (71.5) 894 (48.5)  
Female 1020 (48.8) 71 (28.5) 949 (51.5)  
Race/Ethnicity, n (%)      < 0.01
Non-Hispanic White 990 (47.3) 135 (54.2) 855 (46.4)  
Hispanic 511 (24.4) 33 (13.3) 478 (25.9)  
Non-Hispanic Black 501 (24) 71 (28.5) 430 (23.3)  
Other/Multi-Racial 90 (4.3) 10 (4.0) 80 (4.3)  
Income-to-poverty ratio, mean (SD)a 3.3 (1.6) 2.8 (1.6) 3.3 (1.6)  < 0.002
Education level, n (%)      < 0.002
 < 9th Grade 161 (7.7) 8 (3.2) 153 (8.3)  
9th–11th Grade 281 (13.4) 52 (20.9) 229 (12.4)  
High school
Graduate/GED
480 (22.9) 65 (26.1) 415 (22.5)  
Some college/AA degree 714 (34.1) 98 (39.4) 616 (33.4)  
College graduate or above 456 (21.8) 26 (10.4) 430 (22.3)  
Body mass index, mean (SD)
Current cigarette smoker, n (%)
28.7 (7)
449 (21.5)
26.5 (5.3)
126 (51)
28 (7.1)
323 (17.5)
 < 0.001
 < 0.002
Alcohol use, mean (SD)a 1.1 (1.8) 2.1 (2.2) 1.0 (1.7)  < 0.001
  1. SD = Standard deviation; GED = General education development or high school equivalency; AA = associates of arts. Bolded text represents statistically significant effects.