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Table 1 Prevalence of medical and lifestyle variables and psychosocial stressors by alcohol consumption in men and women, adjusted for age and survey (n = 11,282 after exclusion of diseased participants at baseline)

From: Are psychosocial stressors associated with the relationship of alcohol consumption and all-cause mortality?

  Alcohol consumption (g/day)
  Men Women
  (n = 5,540) (n = 5,742)
  0 > 0 – 39.9 ≥ 40 p-value* 0 > 0 – 19.9 ≥ 20 p-value*
  (n = 850) (n = 2,833) (n = 1,857)   (n = 2,401) (n = 2,230) (n = 1,111)  
Regular smoking [%] 34.4 28.0 40.7 <0.0001 20.0 22.2 26.8 <0.0001
Physically inactive [%] 56.6 51.5 56.1 0.0015 65.5 57.6 54.7 <0.0001
Obesity [%] 19.6 16.8 16.8 0.1222 23.6 16.2 12.1 <0.0001
Actual hypertension [%] 39.9 39.3 46.5 <0.0001 30.0 27.5 29.9 <0.0838
Dyslipidemia [%] 52.9 44.3 35.6 <0.0001 18.8 15.1 10.5 <0.0001
Low educational level [%] 76.3 71.4 78.2 <0.0001 85.5 82.8 77.6 <0.0001
Not employed [%] 28.7 25.6 19.8 <0.0001 55.6 51.7 47.7 <0.0001
Low social network1 [%] 53.8 48.2 45.6 0.0004 58.1 51.7 54.4 <0.0001
Living alone [%] 20.3 16.7 17.6 0.0457 23.9 23.2 24.7 0.5620
High job strain [%] 21.8 22.6 24.2 0.3049 16.9 18.0 17.7 0.5996
Low self-perceived health [%] 20.9 16.1 15.7 0.0016 26.9 20.5 18.9 <0.0001
Depressed mood1 [%] 34.9 35.4 33.1 0.2693 34.8 33.5 36.7 0.2069
High level of somatic compl.1 [%] 32.9 34.4 37.1 0.0570 34.2 29.5 30.3 <0.0018
  1. *Wald χ2-Test.
  2. 1missings 5- < 10%.