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Table 1 The demographic and emerging adulthood distribution of alcohol consumption

From: Analysis of the alcohol drinking behavior and influencing factors among emerging adults and young adults: a cross-sectional study in Wuhan, China

Variables Non-drinking Drinking χ 2 p
n % (95% CI) n % (95% CI)
Marital status 10.14 0.0015
 Married 424 58.6 (54.9–62.1) 300 41.4 (37.9–45.1)   
 Not married 461 50.7 (47.4–53.9) 449 49.3 (46.1–52.6)   
Current student status 5.09 0.0240
 Yes 161 48.6 (43.3–54.0) 170 51.4 (46.0–56.7)   
 No 724 55.6 (52.9–58.2) 579 44.4 (41.8–47.1)   
Emerging adulthood 10.09 0.0064
 Low 219 58.4 (53.4–63.3) 156 41.6 (36.7–46.6)   
 Medium 218 49.1 (44.5–53.7) 226 50.9 (46.3–55.5)   
 High 343 48.9 (45.2–52.6) 359 51.1 (47.4–54.8)   
  1. Legend: 95% CI was calculated by Newcombe-wilson method