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Table 1 Lifetime prevalence of substance use among youth in Rwanda

From: Prevalence of psychoactive substance use among youth in Rwanda

  Have ever used any substance p
Yes (%) No (%)
Gender
Male 67.03 32.97 0.000
Female 36.92 63.08
Residence area
Rural 55.61 44.39 0.000
Urban 45.12 54.88
Status of parents (Alive)
Yes, both 50.22 49.78 0.000
Yes, one 54.97 45.03
No 62.61 37.39
Age groups
10-15 30.77 69.23 0.000
16-20 39.95 60.05
21-25 59.03 40.97
26-30 65.55 34.45
31-35 68.54 31.46
Student status
Still a student 32.63 67.37 0.000
Finished studies 57.29 42.71
Dropped out of school 59.12 40.88
Never went to school 66.96 33.04