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Table 7 Distribution of alcohol related injuries by risk group and gender among past year drinkers

From: Associations between heavy episodic drinking and alcohol related injuries: a case control study

  Men Women
  Proportion of general population drinkers Proportion of all alcohol related injuries Proportion of general population drinkers Proportion of all alcohol related injuries
(n = 867) (n = 293) (n = 825) (n = 120)
Low and moderate risk group 90.7% 50.9% 93.1% 65.0%
High risk group 9.3% 49.1% 6.9% 35.0%
  1. Note: For men the low and moderate risk group comprised those reporting HED frequency less often than several times a month and the high risk group comprised those who reported HED frequency several times a month or more often.
  2. For women the low and moderate risk group comprised those reporting HED frequency less often than once a month and the high risk group comprised those who reported HED frequency once a month or more often.