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Table 2 Substance practice, smoking tobacco, alcohol, and narcotic drug use

From: Pattern of substance use among schoolchildren in Palestine: a cross-sectional study

  Total City Village p value
No. (%) N Missing no. No. (%) N No. (%) N  
Smoking tobacco
 Current user 318 (40.4) 787 41 170 (40.4) 421 148 (40.4) 366 0.888
 Daily smoker 144 (45.2) 318 0  
 Ever used 463 (59.7) 776 52 252 (60.9) 414 211 (58.3) 362
 Never used 313 (40.3) 776 52 162 (39.1) 414 151 (41.7) 362
Drinking alcohol  
 Current user 25 (3.2) 787 41 17 (4.1) 421 8 (2.2) 366 0.035
 Daily user 7 (28) 23 0  
 Ever used 62 (7.9) 780 48 41 (9.8) 414 21 (5.7) 366
 Never used 721 (92.1) 783 45 376 (90.2) 414 345 (94.3) 366
Narcotic drug use  
 Current user 16 (2.0) 782 46 12 (2.9) 417 4 (1.1) 365 0.045
 Daily user 7 (43.7) 16 0  
 Ever used 23 (2.9) 783 45 17 (4.1) 418 6 (2.6) 365
 Never used 760 (97.1) 783 45 401 (95.9) 418 359 (98.4) 365