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Table 1 Sample characteristics

From: Are people aware of the link between alcohol and different types of Cancer?

Percentages (%) and Median (Interquartile range)
Drinkers (ever in lifetime) 95%
Days drank (in the last 30) 4 (9)
Drinks per day (in the last 30) 1 (1)
Binge drinker 32%
Frequency of using a tobacco product
 Every day 4%
 Some days 4%
 Not at all 92%
 Don’t know 1%
Ever been diagnosed with cancer? 12%
Ever had a family member diagnosed? 79%
Education
 Less than 9th-High school/GED 7%
 Some college-Associate’s 27%
 Bachelor’s 36%
 Graduate 30%
Hispanic/Latine 4%
Race
 White 87%
 Black 2%
 American Indian 1%
 Asian 6%
 Not White, Black, American Indian, or Asian 4%
Age 52 (27)
Gender
 Woman 65%
 Man 35%
Alcohol is risk factor for cancer (answered “Yes”) 87%
Cancer types (answered “Yes”)
 Breast cancer is associated with alcohol 38%
 Mouth/throat cancer is associated with alcohol 66%
 Colon/rectal cancer is associated with alcohol 66%
 Laryngeal cancer is associated with alcohol 56%
 Esophageal cancer is associated with alcohol 63%
 Liver cancer is associated with alcohol 92%