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Table 2 Prevalence of tobacco and psychoactive substance use among middle and high school students by gender

From: Psychoactive substances use and associated factors among middle and high school students in the North Center of Morocco: a cross-sectional questionnaire survey

Tobacco and psychoactive substance use Male (n = 1588) Female (n = 1405) Total (n = 2993)
N % N % N %
Tobacco
 Lifetime 416 26.2 69 4.9 485 16.1
 Last 12 months 240 15.0 35 2.5 275 9.1
 Last 30 days 159 10.0 17 1.2 176 5.9
Psychoactive substances
 Lifetime 250 15.7 30 2.1 280 9.3
 Last 12 months 207 13.0 17 1.2 224 7.5
 Last 30 days 175 11.0 13 0.9 188 6.3
Cannabis
 Lifetime 215 13.5 27 1.9 242 8.1
 Last 12 months 185 11.6 16 1.1 201 6.7
 Last 30 days 156 9.8 13 0.9 169 5.6
Alcohol
 Lifetime 119 7.5 10 0.7 129 4.3
 Last 12 months 105 6.6 6 0.4 111 3.7
 Last 30 days 93 5.8 4 0.2 97 3.2
Inhalants
 Lifetime 48 3.0 2 0.2 50 1.7
 Last 12 months 45 2.8 1 0.1 46 1.5
 Last 30 days 35 2.2 1 0.1 36 1.2
Psychotropic substances without medical prescription
 Lifetime 29 1.8 1 0.1 30 1.0
 Last 12 months 27 1.7 1 0.1 28 0.9
 Last 30 days 20 1.2 1 0.1 21 0.7
Cocaine
 Lifetime 18 1.1 2 0.1 20 0.7
 Last 12 months 18 1.1 2 0.1 20 0.7
 Last 30 days 11 0.7 0 0.0 11 0.4
Heroine
 Lifetime 7 0.4 1 0.1 8 0.3
 Last 12 months 6 0.3 1 0.1 7 0.2
 Last 30 days 3 0.2 0 0.0 3 0.1
Amphetamine
 Lifetime 5 0.3 0 0.0 5 0.2
 Last 12 months 5 0.3 0 0.0 5 0.2
 Last 30 days 2 0.1 0 0.0 2 0.1