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Table 3 Risk factors associated with stress per quartile (N = 1876) 2009-2011

From: Prevalence and association of perceived stress, substance use and behavioral addictions: a cross-sectional study among university students in France, 2009–2011

  PSS score quartiles Ptrend
  Q1 [0–09] Q2 [10-15] Q3 [16-20] Q4 [>20]  
Sex Ratio 1.10 0.67 0.45 0.19 <10-3
Curriculum      
Technologist % 21.4 34.4 26.8 17.3 0.02
Business % 22.8 31.9 25.2 29.3  
University % 18.2 21.4 31.8 28.6  
Engineering % 18.4 27.4 26.6 27.5  
Paramedic % 17.0 30.9 26.3 25.8  
Medicine and pharmacy % 26.9 24.6 21.5 26.9  
Other schools % 20.7 22.4 27.6 29.3  
Study grant holder % 26.2 27.4 24.9 30.9 0.25
Practice of sport % 72.6 63.3 63.3 44.2 <10-3
Regular smoker (≥1cigarette per day) % 20.8 21.3 29.3 27.6 0.007
Regular alcohol user % 26.5 24.8 19.1] 16.8 0.002
Binge drinking % 20.2 21.1 16.1 13.6 0.01
Alcohol abuse problems (Positive ADOSPA test) % 17.3 27.3 18.2 13.4 0.07
Drunkenness >10 per year % 21.6 22.5 25.8 17.5 0.01
Risk of eating disorders (positive Scoff) % 8.1 14.8 22.3 43.7 <10-3
Risk of cyber addiction (Orman test) % 17.8 24.51 28.6 36.2 <10-3