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Table 1 Respondent demographics

From: The association between exposure to social media alcohol marketing and youth alcohol use behaviors in India and Australia

Variable India
n (%)
Australia
n (%)
  Males 13–17 years Males 18–25 years Females 13–17 years Females 18–25 years Total Males 13–17 years Males 18–25 years Females 13–17 years Females 18–25 years Total
Number of respondents 70 (21) 141 (43) 29 (9) 90 (27) 330 (100) 45 (15) 70 (23) 29 (10) 157 (52) 301 (100)
Citizenship of host country 70 (100) 140 (99) 29 (100) 90 (100) 329 (100) 40 (89) 53 (76) 25 (86) 127 (81) 245 (82)
Education
 Primary (up to yr. 5) 1 (1) 1 (3) 2 (1) 9 (20) 5 (17) 14 (5)
 Secondary (yr 6–10) 43 (61) 18 (62) 61 (20) 29 (64) 1 (1) 23 (79) 2 (1) 55 (18)
 Secondary (yr 11–12) 26 (27) 34 (25) 10 (35) 11 (12) 81 (25) 7 (16) 42 (60) 1 (23) 71 (45) 121 (40)
 University 106 (75) 79 (88) 185 (56) 27 (39) 84 (54) 110 (37)
Home Internet connection (yes) 67 (96) a 133 (95) 24 (83) a,* 87 (97) * 311 (94)! 45 (100) 70 (100) 28 (97) 153 (98) 296 (98)!
Internet hours/day Median (IQR) 1.5 *** (0.5–2.0) 3.5 *** (1.5–3.5) 1.5 ** (1.5–1.5) 3.5 ** (1.5–3.5) 1.5††† (1.5–3.5) 3.5 * (3.5–5.0) 6.5 b, * (3.5–6.5) 3.5 (3.5–6.5) 3.5 b (3.5–6.5) 3.5 ††† (3.5–6.5)
Lifetime consumption of alcohol (yes) 33 (47) *** 115 (82) *** 15 (52) * 70 (78) * 233 (71)!!! 37 (82) * 67 (96) * 20 (69) ** 145 (92) ** 269 (89)!!!
Any alcohol in the last 4 weeks (yes) 15 (21) * 79 (56) * 6 (21) 42 (47) 142 (43)!!! 30 (67) b 58 (83) 9 (31)b,*** 123 (78)*** 220 (86)!!!
Usual drinks Median (IQR) 3.5 *** (2.0–4.5) 5.5 b, *** (3.5–7.5) 3.5 (1.75–5.5) 3.0 b (2.0–5.5) 4.5††† (3.5–7.5) 3.5 (2.0–4.0) 3.5 c (2.0–7.5) 1.0 *** (0.0–2.0) 2.0 c, *** (1.0–3.5) 2.75 ††† (1.0–3.5)
  1. Age-group and gender differences not tested; IQR = inter-quartile range; usual drinks = standard (10 g) drinks; yr. = year
  2. Between country comparison (medians) ††† Mann-Whitney U p ≤ .001: (frequencies)! Fisher’s exact p ≤ .05!!! Fisher’s exact p ≤ .001:
  3. (Within country and gender) Between age group comparison: * Mann-Whitney U p < .05; ** Mann-Whitney U p ≤ .01; *** Mann-Whitney U p ≤ .001
  4. (Within country) Between gender comparisons: a Mann-Whitney U p < .05; b Mann-Whitney U p < .01; c Mann-Whitney U p < .001