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Table 1 Demographics of river users surveyed (N = 684)

From: Breathalysing and surveying river users in Australia to understand alcohol consumption and attitudes toward drowning risk

  Total Male Female X2 (p value)
  N % N % N %
Total 684 100.0 331 48.4 353 51.6 0.399 (p = 0.527)
Age group
 18–34 years 335 49.0 162 48.4 173 51.6 0.000 (p = 0.986)
 35–54 years 251 36.7 120 47.8 131 52.2 0.054 (p = 0.816)
 55+ years 98 14.3 49 50.0 49 50.0 0.118 (p = 0.731)
Remoteness classification of respondent’s residential postcode
 Major Cities 123 18.0 81 65.9 42 34.1 17.308 (p < 0.001)
 Inner Regional 391 57.2 169 43.2 222 56.8 12.547 (p < 0.001)
 Outer Regional, Remote & Very Remote 146 21.3 73 50.0 73 50.0 2.343 (p = 0.343)
 Unknown/International 24 3.5 8 33.3 16 66.7
Country of Birth
 Australia 577 84.4 289 50.1 288 49.9 4.242 (p = 0.039)
 Outside Australia 107 15.6 42 39.3 65 60.7
IRSAD classification of respondent’s residential postcode
 Low 118 17.3 58 49.2 60 50.8 2.390 (p = 0.122)
 High 113 16.5 67 59.3 46 40.7
 Other/Unknown/International 453 66.2 206 45.5 247 54.5
  1. Please note: Chi square analysis excludes the other/unknown variables