TABLE 5.

Relationship of the ACE Score to Ever Having a Drug Problem, Ever Being Addicted to Drugs, or Injecting Illicit Drugs

ACE ScoreNEver Had Drug ProblemEver Addicted to DrugsEver Injected Drugs
%OR*%OR*%OR*
028121.31.0 (Referent)0.81.0 (Referent)0.31.0 (Referent)
122053.01.9 (1.3–2.9)2.12.3 (1.4–3.8)0.51.6 (0.7–4.0)
213383.92.0 (1.3–3.2)3.12.7 (1.6–4.7)1.23.0 (1.3–7.1)
38495.02.5 (1.6–4.0)4.13.5 (2.0–6.0)1.43.5 (1.4–8.7)
45077.54.2 (2.6–6.9)3.93.4 (1.8–6.4)1.02.4 (0.8–7.4)
≥590212.06.5 (4.3–9.6)9.27.7 (4.7–12.7)4.310.1 (4.6–22.0)
Total86134.02.91.1
  • * ORs adjusted for gender, baseline age, race, and educational attainment.

  • The trend for increasing ORs as the ACE score increases is significant (P < .05) in each model.