|Titre :||Modes of ever marijuana use among adult tobacco users and non-tobacco users - Styles 2014 (2016)|
|Auteurs :||T. SINGH ; S. M. KENNEDY ; S. S. SHARAPOVA ; G. L. SCHAUER ; I. V. ROLLE|
|Type de document :||Article : Périodique|
|Dans :||Journal of Substance Use (Vol.21, n°6, December 2016)|
|Article en page(s) :||631-635|
|Discipline :||EPI (Epidémiologie / Epidemiology)|
Thésaurus TOXIBASECANNABIS ; ADULTE ; TABAC ; NON FUMEUR ; TYPE D'USAGE ; PREVALENCE
Background: Tobacco and marijuana use are related behaviors; therefore, it is important to identify how users consume marijuana, and how it varies with tobacco use status. We estimated the modes of ever marijuana use among current, former, and never adult tobacco users.
Methods: Weighted data were analyzed for 4181 adults from 2014 Styles, an online consumer panel survey of US adults, to estimate proportions for modes of ever marijuana use. Differences in modes of ever marijuana use between categories of tobacco use status were assessed (p-value Results: More than half of current (56.6%) and former tobacco users (50.9%) had ever used marijuana, whereas only 13.0% of never tobacco users had ever used marijuana. Among ever marijuana users, joint use was the most common mode of use among current (86.4%), former (92.5%), and never (79.8%) tobacco users. Similarly, other modes of marijuana use were significantly higher in current and former tobacco users compared to never tobacco users.
Conclusions: Prevalence of all modes of ever marijuana use was higher in current and former tobacco users. These findings underscore the importance of considering the relationship between marijuana and tobacco use when developing programs and policies aimed at preventing and reducing marijuana use.
|Domaine :||Drogues illicites / Illicit drugs ; Tabac / Tobacco|
|Affiliation :||Office on Smoking and Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA|