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Table 4 Pattern of illicit drug use among users

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

Use illicit drug with No. (%) Methods of use No. (%)
 Alcohol 20 (87.0) Smoking 22 (64.7)
 Smoke tobacco 20 (87.0) Sniffing 14 (41.2)
 Energy drinks 22 (95.7) Injections 8 (23.5)
 Alcohol and energy drink 19 (82.6) Pills 9 (26.5)
 Alcohol and smoke tobacco 18 (78.3) Chewing 8 (23.5)
 Alcohol, smoke tobacco, and energy drinks 18 (78.3) Patches 7 (20.6)
   Eating and drinking 16 (47.1)
   Others 10 (29.4)
Source of illicit drug No. (%) The places at which drug use behavior had occurred No. (%)
 City 4 (11.8) Place of residence 1 (2.9)
 Village 3 (8.8) Street 11 (32.4)
 Camp 12 (35.3) Abandoned places 11 (32.4)
 Israel 5 (14.7) More than one place 10 (29.4)
 More than one source 8 (23.5) Others 1 (2.9)
 Others 2 (5.9)   
 Missing 2 (5.9) Missing 2 (5.9)
Arrest No. (%) Users history No. (%)
 Never 21 (67.7) Treatment center needed 10 (29.4)
 Once 5 (16.1) Hospital admission needed 7 (20.6)
 Twice 2 (6.5) Have been given a medicine 12 (35.3)
 3 or more 3 (9.7) Tried to commit suicide 12 (35.3)
 Missing 5 Intention for calling help 13 (38.2)
   Missing 2
Company of a drug No. (%) Source of money No. (%)
 Alone 4 (11.8) Own money 8 (24.2)
 With friend 20 (58.8) From a friend 5 (15.2)
 With family 3 (8.8) From family 2 (6.1)
 Others 7 (20.6) For a job 10 (30.3)
 Missing 2 Missing 2