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Table 5 Association between neighborhood illicit drug selling and no illicit drug use in past 30 days

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

  30 day use of marijuana (no other illicit drug use) (N = 1,412) 30 day use of one illicit drug (N = 440) 30 day use of 2–10 illicit drugs (N = 395)
  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 1.30* (1.03, 1.64) 1.43* (1.03, 1.98) 1.64* (1.03, 2.63)
Once or twice a month 2.02*** (1.58, 2.58) 1.68** (1.15, 2.45) 2.79*** (1.82, 4.25)
One or more per week 2.84*** (2.20, 3.67) 3.21*** (2.18, 4.71) 5.17*** (3.44, 7.78)
Almost every day 3.58*** (2.74, 4.67) 3.91*** (2.69, 5.70) 11.11*** (7.47, 16.52)
  1. Note: Comparison is 30 day use of no illicit drugs, N = 7,803.
  2. *= p<.05, **= p<.01, ***= p<.001.