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Table 1 Characteristics according to alcohol consumption status

From: Association between alcohol consumption status and obesity-related comorbidities in men: data from the 2016 Korean community health survey

  Alcohol consumption, standard drinks per week P value
Total None 0 < to 6 7 to < 14 14 to < 28 ≥28
n (%) 103,048 (100) 21,331 (20.7) 41,781 (46.4) 8908
(8.6)
15,147
(14.7)
15,881 (15.4)  
Age, yr 46.2 ± 0.1 56.1 ± 0.2 44.1 ± 0.1 41.0 ± 0.2 47.6 ± 0.1 44.6 ± 0.1 < 0.0001
BMI, kg/m2 (%) 24.11 ± 0.01 23.67 ± 0.03 23.98 ± 0.02 24.57 ± 0.03 24.08 ± 0.03 24.59 ± 0.03 < 0.0001
  ≥ 25 33.05 27.73 32.08 38.43 32.61 40.17  
  < 25 66.95 72.27 67.92 61.57 67.39 59.83  
Smoking (%)        < 0.0001
 Current smoker 37.20 23.37 32.04 43.29 47.39 56.20  
 Ex-smoker 37.87 47.04 36.37 33.19 37.80 32.21  
 Never smoker 24.93 29.59 31.59 23.52 14.81 11.59  
Exercise (%)        < 0.0001
 None 60.62 68.23 58.65 57.18 58.12 59.90  
  < 3 times per wk 12.48 7.74 13.93 14.44 13.87 12.64  
  ≥ 3 times per wk 26.89 24.03 27.42 28.38 28.01 27.46  
Education (%)        < 0.0001
  ≤ High school 65.41 79.23 59.90 58.49 64.56 66.04  
  ≥ University 30.63 16.90 35.29 37.76 32.02 31.47  
  ≥ Graduate school 3.96 3.87 4.81 3.75 3.42 2.49  
Monthly household incomea (US dollars) (%)        < 0.0001
 Low 33.19 54.69 29.43 23.89 28.07 24.32  
 Low-middle 36.90 29.02 37.61 40.42 39.66 40.99  
 Middle-high 19.01 10.31 20.71 23.18 20.78 22.19  
 High 10.90 5.98 12.25 12.51 11.49 12.50  
Psychiatric problem (%) 1.62 2.10 1.57 1.48 1.22 1.59 < 0.0001
Obesityf (%) 33.05 27.73 32.08 38.43 32.61 40.17 < 0.0001
Hypertension (%) 25.58 34.00 21.72 20.77 26.98 25.79 < 0.0001
Diabetes (%) 11.29 17.89 9.69 8.46 9.53 9.89 < 0.0001
Dyslipidemia (%) 14.14 15.36 13.36 13.67 14.18 14.75 < 0.0001
  1. Values are presented as mean ± standard deviation or %
  2. BMI, body mass index; fBody mass index ≥25
  3. aMonthly household income (US dollars): low < 1850, low-middle 1850 to 3699, middle-high 3700 to 5549, high ≥5550