Journal of Environmental and Public Health / 2015 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Rules regarding Marijuana and Its Use in Personal Residences: Findings from Marijuana Users and Nonusers Recruited through Social Media

Table 1

Participant characteristics and bivariate analyses demonstrating associations with HMR index scores.

Variable Total

(%) or
M (SD)
Association with HMR
M (SD)
or
value

Sociodemographics
Age (SD)25.18 (5.09).006
Gender (%).029
 Male766 (49.1)26.94 (7.41)
 Female776 (49.7)27.73 (6.89)
Race (%).151
 White1356 (86.9)27.22 (7.22)
 Other204 (13.1)28.00 (6.72)
Ethnicity (%).785
 Hispanic/Latino201 (13.0)27.44 (7.23)
 Other1341 (87.0)27.29 (7.17)
Education (%).083
 ≤High school 508 (32.6)27.89 (6.99)
 Some college795 (51.0)26.99 (7.34)
 ≥Bachelor’s degree257 (16.5)27.24 (6.90)
Parental education (%).002
 ≤High school 437 (28.0)28.34 (6.68)
 Some college489 (31.4)27.04 (7.14)
 ≥Bachelor’s degree633 (40.6)26.83 (7.44)
Employment status (%).393
 Employed full or part time788 (50.5)27.11 (7.34)
 Full or part time student334 (21.4)27.36 (6.78)
 Unemployed/other438 (28.1)27.69 (7.11)
Sexual orientation (%).035
 Heterosexual1222 (78.6)27.53 (7.00)
 Other333 (21.4)26.59 (7.68)
Community type (%).133
 Rural400 (25.6)27.68 (6.82)
 Urban491 (31.5)26.80 (7.49)
 Suburban669 (42.9)27.49 (7.10)
Social factors
Relationship status (%).748
 Married/living with partner659 (42.3)27.27 (7.17)
 Other900 (57.7)27.83 (7.15)
Living situation (%).001
 Live alone133 (8.5)27.29 (6.68)
 Live with spouse/partner600 (38.5)27.14 (7.16)
 Live with friends/relatives364 (23.3)26.13 (8.07)
 Live with parents 347 (22.2)28.47 (6.47)
 Live on campus81 (5.2)28.64 (6.31)
 Other35 (2.2)28.69 (4.99)
Have children (%).426
 No1112 (71.3)27.23 (7.22)
 Yes448 (28.7)27.55 (7.02)
Parental figure uses marijuana<.001
 No1290 (82.7)28.02 (6.64)
 Yes270 (17.3)23.99 (8.51)
People who live with you use marijuana<.001
 No1121 (71.9)28.82 (6.10)
 Yes270 (17.3)23.51 (8.20)
Partner uses marijuana<.001
 No partner/no use1265 (81.1)28.15 (6.52)
 Yes294 (18.9)23.76 (8.60)
Number of 5 closest friends using marijuana2.43 (1.90)<.001
Social acceptability of marijuana use5.08 (2.15)<.001
Perceptions of harm and use
Harm to health of marijuana use2.99 (2.08)0.22<.001
Harm to health of marijuana byproducts3.14 (2.16)0.22<.001
Addictiveness of marijuana3.04 (2.17)0.10<.001