Table 2 Sex-specific proportions of alcohol consumption and marijuana use

From: Determinants of alcohol consumption and marijuana use among young adults in the Republic of Palau

  Men Women P value
(n =174) (n = 178)
Alcohol consumption
 Ever consumed, % 93.1 73.6 < 0.001***
 Consumed alcohol during the past 12 months, % 81.0 57.3 < 0.001***
 Frequency of alcohol consumption during the past 12 months, %    0.004**
  Daily 1.7 0.6  
  5–6 days per week 4.6 0.6  
  1–4 days per week 21.3 6.7  
  1–3 days per month 32.8 25.3  
  Less than once a month 39.7 66.9  
 Consumed alcohol during the past 30 days, % 66.7 36.0 < 0.001***
Marijuana use
 Lifetime marijuana use, %    < 0.001***
  Non 23.6 47.2  
  1 or 2 times 21.3 21.3  
  3 or more times 55.1 31.5  
 Marijuana use during the past 30 days, %    0.005**
  No 67.2 80.3  
  Yes 32.8 19.7  
  1. **p < 0.01; ***p < 0.001