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Table 3 Students perception of substance abuse as a problem and students characteristics.

From: Perception among medical students in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, regarding alcohol and substance abuse in the community: a cross-sectional survey

  Opinion
  Strongly agree Agree Disagree Strongly disagree Don't know ¥ Total
  N % N % N % N % N %  
Sex§            
   • Male 58 36 79 50 2 1.25 1 0.6 20 12.5 160 *
   • Female 11 24 16 34 5 11 3 6.5 11 24 46
            206
Marital Status§            
   • Single 57 30 93 49 6 3 4 2 31 16 191
   • Married 12 86 2 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 *
            205
Study level¶            
   • 1 17 21 29 36 6 7.5 4 5 24 30 80
   • 2 4 12 24 70 1 3 0 0 5 15 34
   • 3 15 54 13 46 0 0 0 0 0 0 28
   • 4 21 75 23 82 0 0 0 0 1 2 45 *
   • 5 12 75 4 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 *
            203
GPA¶            
   • Excellent 10 22 20 43 2 4 1 2 13 28 46
   • Very good 24 31 41 53 2 3 2 3 8 10 77
   • Good 24 46 23 44 2 4 1 2 2 4 52
   • Fair 4 27 4 27 1 6 0 0 6 40 15
            190
  1. *P-value statistically significant
  2. ¥: This response was taken as "neither agree nor disagree"
  3. §: Jonckheere-Terpstra test was used to assess significance
  4. ¶: Spearman correlation was used to assess significance