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Table 3 Joint prevalence of risk behaviors by sex

From: Clustering of smoking, alcohol drinking and cannabis use in adolescents in a rapidly developing country

   Smokers Drinkers Cannabis users
  n Yes (%) No (%) Ratio Yes (%) No (%) Ratio Yes (%) No (%) Ratio
Smoking in the past month           
Boys 164 100 - - 43 16 2.7 76 20 3.8
Girls 130 100 - - 35 8 4.7 75 17 4.5
Total 294 100 - - 39 11 3.4 75 18 4.1
Drinking in the past month           
Boys 304 71 39 1.8 100 - - 76 44 1.7
Girls 309 81 39 2.1 100 - - 77 45 1.7
Total 613 76 38 2.0 100 - - 77 44 1.7
Cannabis in the past year           
Boys 105 42 6 7.6 26 8 3.2 100 - -
Girls 49 26 2 11.4 12 3 3.7 100 - -
Total 154 35 4 9.3 20 6 3.5 100 - -
  1. Prevalence of risk behaviors by "Yes" vs. "No" status differed significantly (p < 0.05) in all instances. Smokers: smoking in the past month; Drinkers: drinking in the past month; Cannabis users: Cannabis use in the past year.