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Table 2 Difference analysis of drinking status

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- drinkers Light drinkers Moderate drinkers Heavy drinkers χ 2 p
n % (95% CI) n % (95% CI) n % (95% CI) n % (95% CI)
Marital status 7.22 0.0072
 Married 424 58.6 (54.9–62.1) 279 38.5 (35.1–42.1) 13 1.8 (1.1–3.0) 8 1.1 (0.6–2.2)   
 Not married 461 50.7 (47.4–53.9) 423 46.5 (43.3–49.7) 15 1.6 (1.0–2.7) 11 1.2 (0.7–2.2)   
Current student status 4.24 0.0395
 Yes 161 48.6 (43.3–54.0) 162 48.9 (43.6–54.3) 1 0.3 (0.1–1.7) 7 2.1 (1.0–4.3)   
 No 724 55.6 (52.9–58.2) 540 41.4 (38.8–44.1) 27 2.1 (1.4–3.0) 12 0.9 (0.5–1.6)   
Emerging adulthood 7.36 0.0067
 Low 219 58.4 (53.4–63.3) 148 39.5 (34.7–44.5) 6 1.6 (0.7–3.4) 2 0.5 (0.1–1.9)   
 Medium 218 49.1 (44.5–53.7) 210 47.3 (42.7–51.9) 11 2.5 (1.4–4.4) 5 1.1 (0.5–2.6)   
 High 343 48.9 (45.2–52.6) 340 48.4 (44.8–52.1) 7 1.0 (0.5–2.0) 12 1.7 (1.0–3.0)   
  1. Legend: 95% CI was calculated by Newcombe-wilson method