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Table 2 Frequency (%) of Benzodiazepine and Similar Sedative-Hypnotic Use in Demographic Categories, Stratified by the Presence of an Anxiety or Mood Disorder

From: Hypnotic use in a population-based sample of over thirty-five thousand interviewed Canadians

  %
  With Anxiety/Mood Disorder Without Anxiety/Mood Disorder
Sex   
   • Men 9.4 2.0
   • Women 11.0 3.3
Marital Status   
   • Married or Common-law 10.0 2.3
   • Single, Separated, Divorced, Widowed (Unmarried) 10.9 3.4
Income   
   • High Income 8.5 1.8
   • Low Income 14.1 4.6
Education   
   • High Education 8.0 1.8
   • Low Education 13.9 3.8