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Table 1 Demographics and drinking behavior variables of the sample group (N = 170)

From: Are the stages of change relevant for the development and implementation of a web-based tailored alcohol intervention? A cross-sectional study

Variables Precontemplation (PC; n = 58) Contemplation/Preparation (CP; n = 39) Action/Maintenance (AM; n = 73)  χ  2 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%)