TABLE 6.

Prevalence and Adjusted OR* for Lifetime Use of Illicit Drugs by ACE Score, Stratified by Birth Cohort

ACE ScoreEver Used Illicit Drugs (Birth Cohort; Year)
1963–19781948–19621933–19471900–1932
N%ORN%ORN%ORN%OR
017824.71.0 (Referent)56826.81.0 (Referent)9167.01.0 (Referent)11500.41.0 (Referent)
121736.91.7 (1.1–2.6)51934.31.4 (1.1–1.9)6969.51.6 (1.1–2.3)7731.33.3 (1.1–10.7)
214542.11.9 (1.2–3.2)36144.62.2 (1.6–2.9)46714.12.4 (1.6–3.5)3652.77.3 (2.3–23.6)
310941.32.0 (1.2–3.4)25650.42.8 (2.0–3.9)27814.82.6 (1.7–4.0)2061.02.3 (0.4–12.7)
46144.32.6 (1.4–5.0)17948.02.6 (1.8–3.7)15918.23.4 (2.0–5.5)1083.79.9 (2.4–40.7)
≥513057.73.6 (2.2–6.0)34556.84.0 (2.9–5.4)28820.84.1 (2.8–6.2)1394.310.7 (2.9–39.3)
Total84039.5222840.5280411.627411.3
  • * 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.