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Table 2 Frequency of occasions with heavy episodic drinking (HED) defined as 4/5 drinks or more on one occasion, n = 1186.

From: Alcohol use among university students in Sweden measured by an electronic screening instrument

   HED  
Age Gender Never Less than once
a month
At least once
a month and less than
once a week
At least once
a week
No. of participants
   % % % %  
18–20 years Male 6,3 9,8 50,9 33,0 112
  Female 14,7 14,7 50,0 20,6 136
21–25 years Male 4,5 9,1 43,5 42,9 375
  Female 8,7 12,0 56,6 22,7 401
26–30 years Male 13,3 20,0 46,7 20,0 30
  Female 25,9 24,1 38,9 11,1 54
31–35 years Male 0 28,6 42,9 28,6 7
  Female 21,7 39,1 26,1 13,0 23
> 35 years Male 22,2 44,4 22,2 11,1 9
  Female 43,6 30,8 17,9 7,7 39
All ages Male 5,6 10,7 44,8 38,8 533
  Female 13,9 15,6 50,4 20,1 653