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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Symptoms, Comorbidities, Substance Use, and Social Outcomes among Men and Women in a Canadian Sample

Table 3

Adjusted odds ratios (ORs) and confidence intervals (CIs) associated with positive ADHD symptoms for men and women by ADHD diagnosis, medication use, comorbidity screeners, and social problems as relevant in overall regression analyses.

VariablesMenWomen
ORadj95% CIORadj95% CI

ADHD diagnosis6.142.65–14.2415.046.40–35.35
ADHD meds9.003.73–21.7019.257.47–49.61
Presc. pain meds1.280.68–2.39NS2.021.24–3.28
Antianxiety meds4.882.38–10.029.075.47–15.06
Antidepressant meds6.593.13–13.898.755.17–14.79
Distress—GHQ6.483.59–11.705.313.26–8.66
Antisocial screen (≥4 symptoms)11.614.01–33.63No cases
Cannabis use
Past yr
2.241.20–4.202.201.18–4.08
Cocaine use
Lifetime
3.401.73–6.644.512.32–8.75
Collision
Past yr
0.360.05–2.46NS2.971.43–6.19
Arrested criminal offence lifetime2.621.33–5.161.250.42–3.67NS

ORadj: odds ratio adjusted for age, marital status, education, and employment status, NS: not significant, , , and .

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