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Table 2 Characteristics of the study sample and alcohol-related variables across these characteristics (N = 813)

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

  Total Alcohol consumption Heavy episodic drinking Drunkenness episodes Problem drinking (CAGE)
    Reporting high frequency Reporting high frequency Reporting high frequency Problem drinkers
  N % N % N % N % N %
Gender
   Female 519 63.8 156 30 270 52.1 207 39.8 74 14.3
   Male 294 36.2 178 60.5 226 77 192 65.2 95 32.3
Study year
   1st year 278 34.2 107 38.5 175 62.9 140 50.3 59 21.2
   2nd year 221 27.2 109 49.6 144 65.3 114 51.8 48 21.9
   3rd year 93 11.4 38 40.6 52 55.9 39 42.2 26 28.4
   4th year 221 27.2 80 36.2 94 42.7 105 47.6 36 16.5
Parental educational status
   Both parents low 445 54.8 175 39.4 260 58.5 206 46.2 93 20.9
   Mother high, father low 70 8.6 32 45.0 47 66.7 33 47.4 10 14.3
   Father high, mother low 120 14.7 48 39.6 73 60.9 58 48.5 20 16.3
   Both parents high 178 21.9 80 45.0 117 66.0 100 56.0 48 26.7
Perceived income sufficiency
   Always sufficient 550 67.7 228 41.5 342 62.1 272 49.5 117 21.2
   Other 263 32.3 123 46.6 163 62.1 135 51.3 68 25.8
Accomodation during semester
   With parents 393 48.4 154 39.2 224 56.9 186 47.3 74 18.8
   Other 420 51.6 178 42.4 274 65.2 210 49.9 97 23.1
Intimate relationship
   Yes 454 55.8 165 36.3 273 60.2 211 46.5 78 17.1
   No 359 44.2 177 47.9 224 62.3 189 52.7 96 26.7