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Table 3 Status and changes in status of employment and education at the end of follow-up. Logistic regression, odds ratios (OR), (95% CI)

From: Who seeks treatment for cannabis use? Registered characteristics and physical, psychological and psychosocial problem indicators among cannabis patients and matched controls

  In education or work (n=1642) Unadj. OR In education or work (n=1642) Adj. OR Started studying or working (n=611) No longer studying or working (n=684)
Personal characteristics
 Gender Female 1.16 (1.00–1.34) 1.15 (0.98–1.34) 1.01 (0.80–1.27) 0.76 (0.60–0.96)
 Age Less than 20 years 1.28 (1.03–1.57) 1.48 (1.18–1.85) 1.13 (0.80–1.59) 0.77 (0.55–1.07)
20–24 1.11 (0.93–1.31) 1.24 (1.04–1.49) 1.10 (0.86–1.42) 0.82 (0.62–1.08)
25–29 1 1 1 1
30–34 0.79 (0.63–0.98) 0.71 (0.56–0.89) 0.57 (0.41–0.80) 0.93 (0.64–1.35)
35–39 0.57 (0.43–0.75) 0.57 (0.42–0.75) 0.54 (0.37–0.80) 1.29 (0.80–2.07)
40 or older 0.37 (0.28–0.49) 0.37 (0.28–0.50) 0.25 (0.16–0.39) 1.06 (0.66–1.69)
 Country background Norwegian 1 1 1 1
Other western 1.24 (1.04–1.47) 1.16 (0.95–1.40) 1.03 (0.78–1.37) 0.80 (0.60–1.07)
Non-western 1.04 (0.83–1.30) 1.76 (0.83–1.38) 0.93 (0.64–1.37) 0.80 (0.55–1.17)
Social Background
 Father’s education Compulsory edu. 1 1 1 1
Upper secondary school 1.30 (1.12–1.51) 1.16 (0.99–1.35) 0.94 (0.75–1.17) 0.78 (0.61–0.99)
Higher education 1.71 (1.40–2.09) 1.16 (0.92–1.46) 1.06 (0.76 –1.49) 0.92 (0.66 –1.29)
 Mother’s education Compulsory edu. 1 1 1 1
Upper secondary school 1.34 (1.16–1.55) 1.23 (1.05–1.43) 1.22 (0.98–1.52) 0.83(0.65–1.05)
Higher education 2.30 (1.90–2.78) 1.76 (1.42–2.18) 1.75 (1.27–2.41) 0.61 (0.44–0.83)
Mental health problems
  Any psychological diagnosis 0.60 (0.53–0.68) 0.56 (0.50–0.66) 0.63 (0.52–0.77) 1.89 (1.54–2.33)
Any substance use diagnosis 0.47 (0.42–0.54) 0.53 (0.52–0.91) 0.62 (0.51–0.75) 1.86 (1.51–2.28)
Psychosocial indicator
 Completed education Compulsory educ. 1 1 1 1
Upper secondary 1.79 (1-53-2.10) 2.14 (1.80-2.56) 1.63 (1.24-2.15) 0.54 (0.42-0.70)
Higher education 2.23 (1-59-3.13) 3.26 (2.22-4.78) 1.17 (0.56-2.44) 0.28 (0.16-0.50)