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Table 4 Pattern of Energy Drink Consumption

From: Energy drink: the consumption prevalence, and awareness of its potential health implications among commercial drivers in the Ho municipality of Ghana

ED Consumption Age
  18–25 26–35 36–45 > 45
Yes 9 (100) 30 (93.8) 32 (80.0) 28 (87.5)
No 0 2 (6.20) 8 (20.0) 4 (12.5)
Total 9 (100) 32 (100) 40 (100) 32 (100)
  Educational Level
  SHS / Voc / Tech Tertiary JHS None
Yes 57 (90.5) 9 (52.9) 24 (100) 9 (100)
No 6 (9.5) 8 (47.1) 0 0
Total 63 (100) 17 (100) 24 (100) 9 (100)
  Commercial Driving Experience (years)
  < 1 1–3 4–6 7–10 > 10
Yes 2 (100) 7 (100) 11 (73.3) 17 (100) 62 (86.1)
No 0 0 4 (26.7) 0 10 (13.9)
Total 2 (100) 7 (100) 15 (100) 17 (100) 72 (100)
Association Between Knowledge on Side Effects and Energy Drink Consumption
  Knowledge of Side Effects
  Poor (< 60%) Good
(60–79%)
Excellent (≥80%) Total p-value (likelihood ratio)
Yes 68 (87.2) 16 (88.9) 15 (88.2) 99 (87.60) 0.977
No 10 (12.8) 2 (11.1) 2 (11.8) 14 (12.4)
Total 78 (100) 18 (100) 17 (100) 113 (100)
  1. Data presented as frequency and corresponding percentage
  2. ED Energy drink