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Table 1 Study sample and invited sample characteristics

From: The associations between employees’ risky drinking and sociodemographics, and implications for intervention needs

Variable Study sample % (n) Invited sample % (n) Difference Percentage points (p-value)
Gender
 Male 32.6 (1164) 34.2 (4908) - 1.6 (ns)
 Female 67.4 (2407) 65.8 (9445) +  1.6 (ns)
Age
  ≤ 39 31.3 (1116) 35.5 (5102) - 4.2 (< .001)
  ≥ 40 68.7 (2455) 64.5 (9251) +  4.2 (< .001)
Variable Study sample % (n)
Educational level Primary/lower secondary 2.4 85
Upper secondary 22.7 809
University/college 75.0 2677
Living status Living alone 13.9 496
Living with others 86.1 3075
Marital status Unmarried 43.5 1553
Married 56.5 2018
Children No 20.5 731
Yes 79.5 2840
Children in household No 43.1 1538
Yes 56.9 2033
Work position Workera 81.7 2918
Manager 18.3 653
Work divisionb Transportation 1.8 63
Manufacturing 5.3 191
Public administration 75.5 2697
Health care services 16.6 593
Accommodation 0.8 27
  1. aCategory includes blue, white and pink collar workers; bClassification based on the European Classification of Economic Activities [49]