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Table 1 Substance abuse (marihuana, hashish, LSD) among male and female adolescents (F – frequency, % - percentage) and Kruskal Wallis ANOVA between sexes (H – H value; p – level of significance)

From: Substance abuse prevalence and its relation to scholastic achievement and sport factors: an analysis among adolescents of the Herzegovina–Neretva Canton in Bosnia and Herzegovina

  BOYS GIRLS Kruskal Wallis
F % F % H p
Marihuana       
Never (1) 361 82.99 559 93.63   
Ever tried (2) 31 7.13 14 2.35   
Once or twice (3) 12 2.76 2 0.34   
3-5 times (4) 2 0.46 - -   
6-9 times (5) 4 0.92 4 0.67   
20-39 times (6) - - 2 0.34   
40 and more (7) 12 2.76 1 0.17   
Missing 13 2.99 15 2.51 35.47 0.001
Hashish       
Never (1) 399 91.72 580 97.15   
Ever tried (2) 7 1.61 1 0.17   
Once or twice (3) 3 0.69 1 0.17   
3-5 times (4) 1 0.23 - -   
6-9 times (5) 3 0.69 2 0.34   
20-39 times (6) - - - -   
40 and more (7) 6 1.38 - -   
Missing 16 3.68 13 2.18 17.46 0.001
LSD       
Never (1) 410 94.25 580 97.15   
Ever tried (2) 3 0.69 - -   
Once or twice (3) - - - -   
3-5 times (4) - - - -   
6-9 times (5) 3 0.69 1 0.17   
20-39 times (6) 1 0.23 - -   
40 and more (7) 5 1.15 - -   
Missing 13 2.99 16 2.68 13.65 0.001
  1. LEGEND: number in parentheses presents ordinal value for each variable.