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Table 3 Time of Starting Substance use among DBU students, June 2016

From: Substance use and associated factors among Debre Berhan University students, Central Ethiopia

Variables Frequency (%)
Time to start substance use Drinking Alcohol Chewing Khat Smoking Cigarette
Before preparatory school 59 (29.2) 21 (35) 14 (34.2)
During preparatory school 69 (34.2) 22 (36.7) 15 (36.6)
1st year university 28 (13.9) 7 (11.7) 6 (14.6)
2nd year university 23 (11.4) 5 (8.3) 4 (9.8)
3rd year and above university 23 (11.4) 5 (8.3) 2 (4.9)
Mean Age to start Substance 18.5 19.2 18.5