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Table 4 Association between neighborhood illicit drug selling and illicit drug use in past 12 months

From: Perceived neighborhood illicit drug selling, peer illicit drug disapproval and illicit drug use among U.S. high school seniors

  12-Month use of marijuana (No other illicit drug use) (N = 1,972) 12-month use of one illicit drug (N = 747) 12-month use of 2–10 illicit drugs (N = 959)
  AOR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI) AOR (95% CI)
Perceived neighborhood drug sales       
Never 1.00   1.00   1.00  
A few times per year 1.31* (1.07, 1.61) 1.43** (1.10, 1.85) 1.34 (1.00, 1.80)
Once or twice a month 2.43*** (1.86, 3.17) 2.41*** (1.73, 3.35) 3.49*** (2.52, 4.82)
One or more per week 3.27*** (2.53, 4.23) 3.20*** (2.30, 4.45) 6.44*** (4.63, 8.96)
Almost every day 2.31*** (1.74, 3.09) 2.70*** (1.88, 3.89) 6.19*** (4.43, 8.64)
  1. Note: Comparison is 12-month use of no illicit drugs, N = 6,372.
  2. *= p<.05, **= p<.01, ***= p<.001.