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Table 2 Usage patterns of psychoactive substances by illicit drug users, CAPSad - Brasil, 2016

From: Association between severity of illicit drug dependence and quality of life in a psychosocial care center in BRAZIL: cross-sectional study

  Used at least once Used in the previous 30 daysa Years of regular use Age at 1st use
Substances N (%) N (%) Mean (SD) Mean (SD)
Alcohol 59 (98.3) 27 (45.8) 12.4 ± 10.9 13.7 ± 4.5
Marijuana 59 (98.3) 25 (42.4) 11.1 ± 10.0 15.7 ± 5.3
Inhaled cocaine 52 (86.7) 12 (23.1) 5.6 ± 7.1 20.4 ± 7.3
Crackb 51 (85.0) 17 (33.3) 5.7 ± 6.0 25.3 ± 9.8
Inhalants 45 (75.0) 2 (4.4) 2.0 ± 3.7 16.4 ± 6.2
Hallucinogens 26 (43.3) 1 (3.8) 1.0 ± 2.2 22.3 ± 7.9
Stimulants 16 (26.70) 2 (12.5) 1.6 ± 3.8 24.1 ± 6.7
Heroin 5 (8.3) 0 (0.0) 0.6 ± 0.8 20.2 ± 6.0
Other opioid 2 (3.3) 0 (0.0) 5.0 ± 0.0 21.5 ± 7.7
  1. aPercentage calculated in relation to users who used each substance at least once
  2. bCrack represents the crack/merla/oxy group