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Table 2 Distribution of ED consumer categories and weekly number of cans consumed for girls and boys

From: Consumption of energy drinks among adolescents in Norway: a cross-sectional study

  Total Girls Boys Missing gender
(n = 31,091) (n = 15,530) (n = 14,581) (n = 980)
Consumer categories
 Has never consumed ED 10,869 (35.0) 7341 (47.3) 3170 (21.7) 358 (36.5)
 Has previously consumed ED, but has quit 3964 (12.7) 1865 (12.0) 1999 (13.7) 100 (10.2)
 ED consumer categories 16,258 (52.3) 6324 (40.7) 9412 (64.5) 522 (53.2)
  Infrequent consumers   12,218 (39.3)   5413 (34.9)   6430 (44.1)   375 (38.3)
  Frequent consumers   2950 (9.5)   685 (4.4)   2167 (14.9)   98 (10.0)
  High consumers   1090 (3.5)   226 (1.5)   815 (5.6)   49 (5.0)
Weekly number of cansa consumed
 No ED consumption 14,833 (47.7) 9206 (59.3) 5169 (35.5) 458 (46.7)
 Less than one can 11,691 (37.6) 5244 (33.8) 6081 (41.7) 366 (37.3)
 At least one can 4222 (13.6) 936 (6.0) 3139 (21.5) 147 (15.0)
  At least two cans   2576 (8.3)   460 (3.0)   2025 (13.9)   91 (9.3)
  At least three cans   1289 (4.1)   244 (1.6)   992 (6.8)   53 (5.4)
  At least four cans   1101 (3.5)   190 (1.2)   864 (5.9)   47 (4.8)
 Missing 345 (1.1) 144 (0.9) 192 (1.3) 9 (0.9)
  1. ED consumer categories were defined as follows: infrequent consumers (EDs consumed < once weekly), frequent consumers (one-three times weekly) and high consumers (≥ four times weekly)
  2. aOne can = 500 ml