Table 3

Other substance use, by group and year

VariableValuesMedicine first year, n (%)Medicine second year, n (%)Medicine final year, n (%)Law first year, n (%)Law second year, n (%)Law final year, n (%)
AnyPast year78 (26.4)81 (28.4)59 (23.7)72 (39.1)39 (42.4)7 (18.9)
Lifetime104 (35.1)110 (39.1)142 (57.0)84 (45.7)49 (52.7)10 (26.3)
AmphetaminesPast year5 (1.7)2 (0.7)7 (2.8)9 (4.9)8 (8.8)1 (2.7)
Lifetime7 (2.4)8 (2.9)17 (6.9)7 (3.8)8 (8.7)2 (5.3)
Anabolic steroidsPast year1 (0.3)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)
Lifetime1 (0.3)0 (0)1 (0.4)2 (1.1)0 (0)0 (0)
Benzodiazepines or Z-drugsPast year5 (1.7)4 (1.4)6 (2.4)3 (1.6)3 (3.3)1 (2.7)
Lifetime6 (2.0)4 (1.4)13 (5.3)3 (1.7)3 (3.3)0 (0)
CannabisPast year66 (22.4)68 (23.9)46 (18.5)56 (30.4)34 (37.4)6 (16.2)
Lifetime89 (30.3)99 (35.2)132 (53.0)74 (40.4)47 (50.5)10 (26.3)
CathinonesPast year1 (0.3)3 (1.1)1 (0.4)3 (1.6)3 (3.3)0 (0)
Lifetime3 (1.0)7 (2.5)16 (6.6)3 (1.7)4 (4.4)0 (0)
CocainePast year12 (4.1)11 (3.9)13 (5.3)14 (7.7)13 (14.3)3 (8.1)
Lifetime12 (4.1)12 (4.3)37 (15.1)17 (9.3)12 (13.0)3 (7.9)
EcstasyPast year18 (6.1)27 (9.5)11 (4.4)20 (10.9)18 (20.0)4 (10.8)
Lifetime23 (7.9)32 (11.4)34 (13.8)24 (13.2)24 (25.8)6 (15.8)
GBL or GHBPast year2 (0.7)1 (0.4)1 (0.4)0 (0)1 (1.1)0 (0)
Lifetime3 (1.0)1 (0.4)0 (0)0 (0)1 (1.1)0 (0)
KetaminePast year6 (2.0)6 (2.1)4 (1.6)7 (3.8)9 (10.0)1 (2.7)
Lifetime6 (2.1)9 (3.2)19 (7.8)8 (4.4)10 (10.9)2 (5.3)
LSDPast year6 (2.1)0 (0)3 (1.2)5 (2.7)3 (3.3)1 (2.8)
Lifetime7 (2.4)1 (0.4)4 (1.7)7 (3.9)4 (4.3)2 (5.3)
MushroomsPast year9 (3.1)13 (4.6)1 (0.4)5 (2.7)4 (4.4)2 (5.4)
Lifetime12 (4.1)18 (6.5)21 (8.6)6 (3.3)8 (8.7)2 (5.3)
Nitrous oxidePast year26 (8.9)26 (9.2)11 (4.5)29 (15.8)10 (11.2)3 (8.1)
Lifetime30 (10.2)31 (11.1)22 (9.1)29 (15.9)10 (11.1)2 (5.3)
OpioidsPast year2 (0.7)1 (0.4)1 (0.4)1 (0.6)0 (0)0 (0)
Lifetime4 (1.4)4 (1.4)5 (2.1)3 (1.7)0 (0)0 (0)
PiperazinesPast year2 (0.7)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)2 (2.2)0 (0)
Lifetime2 (0.7)0 (0)0 (0)0 (0)2 (2.2)0 (0)
Synthetic cannabinoidsPast year1 (0.3)1 (0.4)0 (0)4 (2.2)2 (2.2)0 (0)
Lifetime1 (0.3)2 (0.7)1 (0.4)1 (0.6)4 (4.4)0 (0)
  • GBL, gamma butyrolactone; GHB, gamma hydroxybutyric acid; LSD, lysergic acid diethylamide.