Table 1

Demographics and drinking behavior variables of the sample group (N = 170)
Variables Precontemplation (PC; n = 58) Contemplation/Preparation (CP; n = 39) Action/Maintenance (AM; n = 73) χ2 F Sign.
Gender 9.54 .008
Female 28 (48.28%) 17 (43.59%) 51 (69.86%)
Male 30 (51.72%) 22 (56.41%) 22 (30.14%)
Age 10.31 .000
Years (mean [SD]) 41.14 [15.11] 53.44 [10.59] 42.38 [14.86]
Nationality n/a n/a
Dutch 54 (93.10%) 37 (94.87%) 64 (87.67%)
Other 4 (6.90%) 2 (5.13%) 9 (12.33%)
Education .79 n.s.
Low 22 (38.60%) 16 (42.11%) 24 (33.80%)
High 35 (61.40%) 22 (57.89%) 47 (66.20%)
Relationship status 1.46 n.s.
Single 19 (32.76%) 11 (28.21%) 17 (23.29%)
In relationship 39 (67.24%) 28 (71.79%) 56 (76.71%)
Children .44 n.s.
Yes 15 (25.86%) 9 (23.08%) 21 (28.77%)
No 43 (74.14%) 30 (76.92%) 52 (71.23%)
Quantity 17.28 .000
Drinks per day (mean [SD]) 3.13 [3.45] 4.51 [3.08] 1.37 [1.89]
Frequency 32.05 .000
Number of days (mean [SD]) 3.28 [2.21] 6.19 [1.30] 3.13 [2.24]
Guideline 32.05 .000
Compliance 32 (55.17%) 8 (20.51%) 64 (87.67%)
Non-compliance 26 (44.83%) 31 (79.49%) 9 (12.33%)

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Schulz et al. BMC Public Health 2012 12:360   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-360

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