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Table 2 Drinking characteristics of the sample

From: Problem drinking among Flemish students: beverage type, early drinking onset and negative personal & social consequences

  Beer (% (n)) Wine (% (n)) Non-distilled beverages (% (n)) Spirits (% (n))
  Man Woman Man Woman Man Woman Man Woman
Frequency of drinking during the academic year
 Never 19.77 (760) 80.23 (3084) 38.18 (1264) 61.82 (2047) 36.14 (3265) 63.86 (5769) 29.49 (1347) 70.51 (3221)
 Less than once a month 18.85 (529) 81.15 (2278) 41.32 (2660) 58.68 (3778) 35.80 (2171) 64.20 (3894) 31.50 (2095) 68.50 (4556)
 Less than once a week, more than once a month 24.75 (780) 75.25 (2372) 34.79 (1740) 65.21 (3262) 33.22 (883) 66.78 (1775) 39.47 (1932) 60.53 (2963)
 Once a week 36.74 (1184) 63.26 (2039) 26.72 (637) 73.28 (1747) 35.49 (247) 64.51 (449) 46.65 (814) 53.35 (931)
 More than once a week, less than daily 56.42 (2980) 43.58 (2302) 21.82 (336) 78.18 (1204) 28.77 (63) 71.23 (156) 52.72 (417) 47.28 (374)
 Daily 82.01 (497) 17.99 (109) 35.42 (34) 64.58 (62) 66.67 (8) 33.33 (4) 67.57 (25) 32.43 (12)
Drinking onset before the age of 15 44.10 (2291) 55.90 (2904) 37.47 (1593) 62.53 (2658) 44.07 (383) 55.93 (486) 37.71 (408) 62.29 (674)