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Research Article

Smoking, Alcohol Consumption, and Illegal Substance Abuse among Adolescents in Sri Lanka: Results from Sri Lankan Global School-Based Health Survey 2016

Table 2

Prevalence of current use of alcohol consumption, smoking, smokeless tobacco, and illegal substances among the study participants (N = 3173).

Current use of AlcoholCurrent SmokingCurrent use of smokeless tobaccoCurrent use of illegal Substances
n (95 CI)n (95 CI)n (95 CI)n (95 CI)

Total1033.4 (2.6-4.3)1073.6 (2.5-5.0)692.3 (1.5-3.7)792.7 (1.7-4.2)

Age
13-15 Years492.0 (1.4-2.9)402.5 (1.6-3.9)301.5 (0.9-2.6)462.4 (1.4-3.9)

16-17 Years525.8 (4.2-7.9) 555.5 (3.7-8.0)364.0 (2.4-6.4)303.3 (1.6 – 6.9)

Sex
Male815.8 (4.6 – 7.1)926.4 (5.2-7.7)624.5 (3.4 -5.6)584.1 (3.1 – 5.2)

Female191.1 (0.6 – 1.5)120.7 (0.3-1.1)70.4 (0.1 – 0.7)191.1 (0.6 – 1.5)

denotes unweighted frequency; denotes weighted percentage; denotes unweighted percentage.

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