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Table 2 Sample descriptive statistics for unrecorded alcohol consumers compared to non-consumers (n = 718) (to be presented in page 7)

From: Examining characteristics of recorded and unrecorded alcohol consumers in Kenya

  Proportion Unrecorded Proportion Recorded
Sex
 Male 86.42% 85.29%
 Female 13.58% 14.71%
Age in years
 18–29 27.58% 40.15%
 30–44 46.22% 38.24%
 45–59 17.16% 16.28%
 60–69 9.03% 5.34%
Marital Status
 Cohabitating 1.29% 0.70%
 Married 67.47% 62.61%
 Divorced 0.37% 1.01%
 Never Married 14.19% 24.19%
 Separated 6.24% 10.13%
 Widowed 10.44% 1.35%
Education
 No Formal Schooling 10.98% 4.80%
 Primary Incomplete 50.25% 17.25%
 Primary Complete 25.96% 24.20%
 Secondary and above 12.80% 53.76%
Wealth Index
 Poorest 27.01% 12.58%
 Poor 27.18% 12.62%
 Middle 19.62% 14.88%
 Rich 20.82% 16.99%
 Richest 5.37% 42.93%
Residence
 Rural 67.10% 46.95%
 Urban 32.90% 53.05%
Region
 Nairobi 10.97% 13.90%
 Rift Valley 30.75% 23.74%
 Western 20.24% 8.86%
 Eastern 14.21% 12.92%
 Central 1.00% 22.11%
 Nyanza 13.02% 8.13%
 Coast 9.81% 10.33%
Smoker
 No 58.87% 77.68%
 Yes 41.13% 22.32%
Binge Drinking (w/in last month)
 No 27.29% 31.27%
 Yes 72.71% 68.73%
  Mean 95% CI Mean 95% CI
Age 38.45 36.57 40.33 35.66 33.80 37.52
# Drinking Occasions (past month) 2.61 2.30 2.92 2.53 2.24 2.81
# Binge Drinking (occasions past month) 5.66 4.12 7.21 3.46 2.32 4.61