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Table 2 Percentage of abstainers, non-hazardous, and hazardous alcohol users by the subcategories of the independent variables for the entire sample and among the persons with previous alcohol-related hospitalizations

From: Alcohol abstinence, non-hazardous use and hazardous use a decade after alcohol-related hospitalization: registry data linked to population-based representative postal surveys

  All With previous alcohol- related hospitalizations
  Abstinence Non-hazardous use Hazardous use Abstinence Non-hazardous use Hazardous use
Survey       
2006 12.4 66.9 20.7 16.4 49.7 33.9
2002/2007 9.2 82.3 8.5 16.2 54.9 28.9
Gender       
Men 8.0 74.8 17.1 15.1 53.8 31.1
Women 13.5 72.0 14.5 18.3 48.0 33.8
Age group       
23-34 10.9 71.6 17.5 4.2 51.4 44.4
35-44 9.8 75.5 13.8 23.0 41.9 35.1
45-54 9.2 72.3 18.5 17.2 44.0 38.8
55-64 8.8 73.3 17.9 18.2 51.1 30.7
65-84 16.0 72.3 11.7 16.2 64.0 19.8
No hospitalization       
Last hospitalized: 11.0 73.5 15.5    
The same year 8.0 53.6 38.4    
2-4 years ago 15.7 49.0 35.2    
5-7 years ago 20.4 51.1 28.5    
8-10 years ago 22.1 54.8 23.1    
Number of years with hospitalizations       
0 11.0 73.5 15.5    
1 14.6 52.4 33.0    
2 19.0 57.0 24.0    
3+ 19.8 43.4 36.8    
Number of hospitalizations       
0 11.0 73.5 15.5    
1 13.4 52.5 34.1    
2 15.4 53.8 30.8    
3+ 20.9 49.0 30.1