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Table 5 Adjusted multivariate model of factors associated with use of cannabis

From: Pharmacological neuroenhancement and the ability to recover from stress – a representative cross-sectional survey among the German population

Variables step 1a step 6a
Coeff. (SE) OR (95% CI) p VIF Coeff. (SE) OR (95% CI) p R 2b
BRS −.13 (.16) .88 (.64–1.21) .44 1.96 .33
PSS-4 −.06 (.15) .94 (.70–1.27) .68 1.75
SOP-2 −.14 (.15) .87 (.66–1.16) .34 1.68 −.31 (.11) .74 (.59–.92) .01
ASKU −.11 (.17) .89 (.64–1.25) .51 1.73
IE-I −.12 (.15) .89 (.66–1.12) .44 1.65
IE-E .14 (.15) 1.15 (.86–1.54) .34 1.54
Sex:
 Male Reference 1.11 Reference
 Female −.67 (.24) .51 (.32–.82) .51   −.63 (.23) .53 (.34–.84) .01
Age −.69 (.17) .50 (.36–.70). <.001 1.14 −.68 (.17) .50 (.36–.70) <.001
Education:
 No formal degree Reference 1.16 Reference
 Secondary modern school 1.68 (.96) 5.38 (.81–35.62) .08  
 Middle school −.02 (.32) .99 (.53–1.82) .96  
 University-entrance diploma −.14 (.37) .87 (.42–1.80) .71  
 University degree .60 (.39) 1.82 (.85–3.90) .12  
Current or last professional position:
 Skilled worker Reference   Reference
 Executive employee −.49 (.47) .61 (.24–1.53) .29 1.05
 Non-executive employee .05 (.36) 1.05 (.52–2.14) .89  
 Civil servants −.10 (.59) .91 (.29–2.88) .87  
 Self-employed −.29 (.60) .75 (.23–2.43) .63  
 Other .15 (.43) 1.16 (.50–2.70) .73  
Place of residence:
 North Rhine-Westphalia Reference 1.05 Reference
 Hamburg .94 (.69) 2.56 (.67–9.77) .17  
 Lower Saxony .01 (.45) 1.01 (.42–2.43) .98  
 Bremen .29 (1.15) 1.34 (.14–12.60) .80  
 Schleswig Holstein .01 (.71) 1.01 (.25–4.07) .99  
 Hesse .71 (.43) 2.04 (.87–4.74) .10  
 Rhineland-Palatine 1.11 (.59) 3.04 (.95–9.74) .06  
 Baden-Wuerttemberg .66 (.39) 1.92 (.89–4.15) .10  
 Bavaria .34 (.38) 1.40 (.67–2.95) .37  
 Saarland −1.62 (1.06) .20 (.03–1.58) .13  
 Berlin .62 (.55) 1.86 (.63–5.49) .26  
 Brandenburg 1.63 (.72) 5.10 (1.24–20.92) .03  
 Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania .31 (.73) 1.36 (.32–5.72) .68  
 Saxony −.03 (.55) 1.03 (.35–3.00) .96  
 Saxony-Anhalt −1.87 (1.03) .16 (.02–1.17) .07  
 Thuringia −.17 (.74) .84 (.20–3.61) .82  
Soft enhancer intake:
 No Reference 1.09 Reference
 Yes 1.79 (.26) 5.96 (3.55–10.01) <.001   1.80 (.26) 6.05 (3.63–10.08) <.001
  1. Logistic regression with backward elimination of factors associated with use of cannabis (users n = 260; non-users = 686). First step and final step. n.a. = no data available
  2. Further notes see Table 3