Journal of Biomedical Education / 2015 / Article / Tab 5

Research Article

Stress among Medical Students and Its Association with Substance Use and Academic Performance

Table 5

Association between stress and substance use among medical students. Bivariate logistic regression analysis, .

Substance useStressCOR (95%)
TotalYes ()No ()
(%) (%) (%)

Khat chewing
 Yes56 (17.7)49 (87.5)7 (12.5)4.18 (2.11–8.27)
 No261 (82.3)144 (55.2)117 (44.8)1.00
Cigarette smoking
 Yes30 (9.5)27 (90.0)3 (10.0)6.83 (2.32–20.10)
 No287 (90.5)139 (48.4)148 (51.6)1.00
Alcohol drinking
 Yes113 (35.6)84 (74.3)29 (25.7)2.76 (1.71–4.48)
 No204 (64.4)82 (40.2)122 (59.8)1.00

Reference category.