Table 2

Frequency of occasions with heavy episodic drinking (HED) defined as 4/5 drinks or more on one occasion, n = 1186.

HED


Age

Gender

Never

Less than once

a month

At least once

a month and less than

once a week

At least once

a week

No. of participants



%

%

%

%


18–20 years

Male

6,3

9,8

50,9

33,0

112

Female

14,7

14,7

50,0

20,6

136

21–25 years

Male

4,5

9,1

43,5

42,9

375

Female

8,7

12,0

56,6

22,7

401

26–30 years

Male

13,3

20,0

46,7

20,0

30

Female

25,9

24,1

38,9

11,1

54

31–35 years

Male

0

28,6

42,9

28,6

7

Female

21,7

39,1

26,1

13,0

23

> 35 years

Male

22,2

44,4

22,2

11,1

9

Female

43,6

30,8

17,9

7,7

39

All ages

Male

5,6

10,7

44,8

38,8

533

Female

13,9

15,6

50,4

20,1

653


Andersson et al. BMC Public Health 2009 9:229   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-9-229

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