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Table 1 Frequencies of individual levels of drinking patterns prior to dichotomization by gender (N = 813)

From: Selected sociodemographic factors and related differences in patterns of alcohol use among university students in Slovakia

  Males (%) Females (%) Total (%)
Frequency of alcohol consumption
   Never 10.2 20.3 16.6
   Once a week or less 29.3 49.7 42.3
   Once a week 26.0 20.3 22.3
   A few times each week 28.7 9.2 16.3
   Every day 5.1 0.2 1.9
   A few times each day 0.6 0.3 0.5
Heavy episodic drinking
   Never 23.0 47.9 38.8
   Once 16.1 17.6 17.0
   Twice 16.4 16.1 16.3
   3-5 times 22.4 14.0 17.0
   6-9 times 11.9 3.4 6.5
   10 or more 10.1 1.0 4.4
Alcohol drunkenness
   Never 34.8 59.8 50.8
   1-2 times 42.3 32.8 36.5
   3-4 times 14.0 5.7 8.7
   5 or more times 8.9 1.0 3.9
Problem drinking
   0 positive responses 44.1 67.6 58.8
   1 positive response 23.6 18.2 20.1
   2 positive responses 18.4 8.7 12.5
   3 positive responses 9.1 4.6 6.2
   4 positive responses 4.8 0.9 2.3