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Table 1 Sample characteristics, median scale values and percentage exceeding median scale values

From: Ideal, expected and perceived descriptive norm drunkenness in UK nightlife environments: a cross-sectional study

Sample % n Personal drunkenness at survey Expected personal drunkenness Perceived city drunkenness norm Ideal personal drunkenness
Median value 4 7 8 7
% exceeding median scale value
All 100 408 41.2 40.9 48.5 23.0
Gender
 Male 55.6 227 40.1 44.1 37.4 26.9
 Female 44.4 181 42.5 37.0 62.4 18.2
X2    0.250 2.062 25.169 4.240
 P    0.617 0.151 < 0.001 0.039
Age group (years)
 18–20 33.3 136 41.9 42.6 46.3 27.2
 21–24 34.6 141 39.7 45.4 53.9 23.4
 25–35 32.1 131 42.0 34.4 45.0 18.3
X2    0.190 3.671 2.533 2.987
 P    0.909 0.160 0.282 0.225
Location
 City 1 46.8 191 40.8 40.8 55.5 17.8
 City 2 30.6 125 41.6 36.0 33.6 26.4
 City 3 22.5 92 41.3 47.8 54.3 29.3
X2    0.019 3.067 16.114 5.817
 P    0.991 0.216 < 0.001 0.055
Preloaded
 No 36.0 147 32.7 32.0 40.1 17.0
 Yes 64.0 261 46.0 46.0 53.3 26.4
X2    6.892 7.628 6.481 4.716
 P    0.009 0.006 0.011 0.030